“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,” spending each workday looking forward to her evening drinking. But that was just a symptom of the real problem.
Debra was “painfully lonely” long before she ended up homeless.
“Alcohol didn’t get me here in all actuality, even though it caused me to be extremely lonely… I didn’t know how to get along with people, so instead of having a voice and confronting them about anything at work, I just took off.”