On snow days, no one is in a hurry and there is no place to go. This meant our guests wanted to tell their stories, and we got to listen. Some allowed us to pray for them individually. While working with the students, many wanted my opinion or advice or insight. In the end, these conversations always led back to a passage in scripture and God’s Word.
I couldn’t help but remember that the typical homeless person goes for three days without anyone speaking to them, six days without anyone making eye contact with them, 11 days without an affirmation or encouraging word, and 21 days without a hug. Let this not be typical for homeless guests seeking services at Open Door Mission.
BE Jesus, SO people can SEE Jesus and want to KNOW Jesus.
I am blessed to speak to various middle and high schools in the area about homelessness. The students often write me notes about what they learned and how the information has affected them. I am alway...
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