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The Search For Meaning

In ‘Man’s Search For Meaning’, Viktor Frankl wrote that doing something to help others brings more meaning and joy to your life. When people start helping down here at the Mission, I’ve noticed that their lives have become richer and … Continue reading

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A Letter From A Widow

I recently received a letter from a very nice woman who is going through some tough times, that I thought I’d share with you. This can be very discouraging work sometimes.  Many times, it seems like we are taking two steps … Continue reading

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Life In The Slow Lane

Jimmy was happy he had finally made it to the warm climate in the land of manyana. He considered himself a professional bum. The Eastern shores had turned out too cold and crowded to survive so he headed West in pursuit … Continue reading

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A Day At The Mission

Mornings at the Mission begin around 8 am with the cook, thrift store and myself prepping things for the day. Breakfast is made, money is counted and clothes and shelves are straightened in the store and food for the food … Continue reading

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Where Do You Put Your Faith?

Hina, our thrift store supervisor, recently told me a story about an old stuffed rabbit that she used to drag along as a kid. It was always with her.  Missing an eye, torn and dirty, she clung to it day … Continue reading

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