Homeless, Hopeless, Loved

Posted by Lynn Yount, Staff Writer Sep 19, 2018 4:05:07 PM

Being homeless can make you physically dirty. Its harsh realities can dull your senses and thicken your skin. It can drive you to do things you swore you would never do.

But homelessness can’t turn off your humanity. It can’t make you NOT want love and acceptance. It can’t make you NOT want security and a place to belong. It can’t make you NOT want to be with your children.

And it can’t hold back the love and power of the gospel, which God shows through his people every day at the Union Gospel Mission.

 

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Katie: One Mom's Journey of Restoration

Posted by Lynn Yount, Staff Writer Dec 27, 2016 11:57:09 AM

The December Mission News focused on one of the happiest by-products of recovery: children being reunited with their moms, and not merely being reunited, but women being the moms their children need, the moms they've always wanted to be. We're pretty sure you won't tire of these stories any time soon, so here's another...

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Jessie: A Fully Present Parent

Posted by Lynn Yount, Staff Writer Dec 16, 2016 2:36:37 PM

Jessie’s 23-year drug and alcohol addiction had already cost her a son and a daughter, taken from her as babies. But she had managed to hang on to 2-year-old Caleb amid the chaos that was her life.

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A Better Home for Women and Children in Crisis

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest Aug 3, 2016 11:17:17 AM

The Face of Homelessness 

Let's play a word association game. I say "homeless." Quick. What picture comes to mind?

Did you picture a man? A panhandler? A woman or a child?

Truth is, the face of homelessness is changing.

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How to Help a Pandhandler. Click here to download our free tip-sheet. >

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