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Jim and Ken



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We Need Each Other: The Cure for Loneliness

“Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted.” – Psalm 25:16 For decades, Debra was a self-described “functioning drunk,”...

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Loneliness and Isolation

“Humans connect to other humans at so basic a level that when we disconnect, our souls shatter into a thousand little pieces.” – Peter Leithart   ...

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A Look Inside Men’s Recovery

By Christy Zapata, UGM volunteer  -  A key component of the UGM’s approach to fighting homelessness is addiction recovery. The 20-month residential...

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A Ministry of Emotions

“Ah, look at all the lonely people.” – The Beatles I don’t think I’m the only one who feels this way, but let’s check: In which of these situations...

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