Homeless – Day 5 – I can go ANYWHERE

It instantly occurs to me, I’ve been mentioning that I believe someone has already prepared a room for me (you’re not going to convince me otherwise). I have no ties. I can go anywhere. If you’ve been instructed to prepare a room, I can hop a bus or train, and...Read more
Homeless – Day 5 – I have a pallette?

Homeless – Day 5 – I have a pallette?

This is just the sort of thing that amuses me. About 6 months ago, I looked around me and noticed that, unintentionally, I have a pallette. Nearly everything I owned was blue, white, or black. Things I’ve had for decades, gifts, random items. I shrugged and thought, “Yeah, those colors...Read more

Homeless – Day 5 – Moments in the Morning

When praise is costly, the sacrifice of heroic thankfulness is a pleasing aroma to our God. As I lie here in the dark, surrounded by hundreds of snoring, forgotten people, I imagine my silent worship sanctifies this hopeless place, and the aimless flock it oversees.Read more
Homeless – Day 4

Homeless – Day 4

Sometimes, these days, it’s no small feat to remember to give thanks and praise. The pains and insults, misunderstandings and neglect, can create a perfect storm of unrighteous grumbling. I know because I am chief among the grumblers! Choosing to lift your eyes from the filth, and aligning them properly...Read more

Homeless – Day 3 – Shelter

I spent all of my energy, and most of my day trying to get into a shelter and to the location… Now, I had no idea what to expect, so, let me give you some idea how the day went. First, I called to get a recommendation, then gave my...Read more
Homeless – Day 3

Homeless – Day 3

Day 3: I’ve been trying to figure out what to write. It probably makes sense to start with a portion from my morning reading: 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will...Read more
Homeless – Day 2

Homeless – Day 2

Day 2: So blessed last night to reconnect to an old friend, and have a safe, warm place to sleep. I honestly feel tiny in this super huge room, I’m not used to all this space! I didn’t sleep too well last night… It wasn’t the common tossing and turning,...Read more

Homeless – Day 1 – Safe Place

Let me ease your mind, and encourage. It’s the least I can do as that has been gifted to me. I’m in a safe place for 2 days, and reconnected with an old friend in a way that I think encouraged us both. Please continue sharing this, I still believe...Read more