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Score One for the 1st Amendment & Helping Others

Image credit: Marcus Wallis via Unsplash.com A U.S. federal court has ruled that people have the Constitutional right to distribute food in a public place. The homeless can now be fed in public places without the Good Samaritans fearing arrest … Continue reading

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Tiny Homes are Making A Big Difference

Tiny Homes Are Making a Big Difference I’ve been a long-time supporter of the tiny homes movement, especially when it leads to greater self-sufficiency for those with low incomes, and all the benefits for them and for society of home … Continue reading

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An Inexpensive Set of Valuable Lessons

In my last post I mentioned a friend’s story involving homeless people reminded me ozone of my stories which I then re-shared in the post. I liked his story so much that I asked him if I could share it with … Continue reading

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Priceless Gifts from a Homeless Stranger

I often drive by the place where the story below occurred and think about the young woman in the story. Another story by a friend reminded me of this incident and I thought I’d share it with newer readers to … Continue reading

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Priceless Gifts from a Homeless Stranger

I almost didn’t notice her as I drove by on the way back from a last-minute shopping run for forgotten items for Christmas dinner with extended family. She was all alone laying on a sidewalk on Christmas Day. The sight … Continue reading

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“Greater Than Gold” (first draft of a lyric from my poem of the same name)

Greater Than Gold My little girl saw a homeless man Said, “Daddy he looks hungry and thin May I use my allowance To buy a meal for him?” He was surprised when she reached out With a big burger and … Continue reading

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Haircuts For A Hug

(Source: Forever Awezome) This story made me smile and gave my heart a warm hug. Anthony Cymerys is an 82-year old barber who gives haircuts to the homeless every Wednesday. Outdoors. He uses a car battery to power his clippers. … Continue reading

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