Reflections: Homelessness & Holiday Seasons

Mirth and Motivation

“They had good, stable jobs – until the recession hit. Now they’re living out of their cars in parking lots. The sharp, sudden decline of America’s middle class… ” Jeff Tietz

Reflections: Homelessness & Holiday Seasons Reflections: Homelessness & Holiday Seasons – Reach out and connect Photo: Eric Pouhier

Have you ever been homeless or found yourself in a situation where you felt invisible? Every time I see a homeless person or a panhandler, I try to imagine what got them there. The few times I’ve had a chance to speak with any of them, their stories were as varied as yours and mine. All have not fallen on hard times because of drugs. All are not able to help themselves get the requisite care. Today, my dear blog friend Kozo, wrote a powerful article, Parenting Tips from a Homeless Man, that stopped me in my tracks and brought this subject to the…

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