Homewords, the Beacon blog

11/20/2012 - 2:21pm
  “Hope is believing in spite of the evidence, and then watching the evidence change.” – Jim Wallis This quote, printed on the side of my favorite travel mug, is the mantra I (quite literally) carry with me as I organize congregations to end homelessness. For...
11/20/2012 - 2:21pm
Home to me is where I feel a sense of place and a part of a community. Home to me isn’t just a house, apartment or dwelling. Home is knowing when I walk down my street, I will run into people I know or I’ll be greeted warmly by a neighbor I’ve never met. It’s knowing that...
11/20/2012 - 2:21pm
Why not use one of these books to spark discussion in your community about why homelessness exists on a systemic level and how we as individuals can work to end homelessness. If you do read one, let us know, or send us your own suggestions. We’d love to post your book review on our...

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