A heartfelt and beautiful request to consider the homeless this Christmas (and aways) ….

Eden in Babylon

This piece was originally posted on my Facebook timeline on December 23rd, 2015.  It has been edited for coherence, and for the relative removal of bitterness and rancor, being as the overall conditions of homelessness were, at the time, affecting both my brain and my heart.  

It looks as though we’re closing in on Christmas again, folks. That’s bad news in my book, and (I daresay) in the corporal book of homeless people everywhere. The good news is that I haven’t flipped out yet. Last year at this time I thought I would “err on the side of caution” and do everybody the favor of at least deactivating my Facebook for the holidays, so that people won’t have to endure too many posts like this on my timeline. Meanwhile, I would be free of that awful combination of outrage and jealousy that so often overtook me when I had to…

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9 thoughts on “The Homeless Christmas Day

      1. I really need to get out if the house. I want to volunteer. If a shelter has something I can do, I will look into it in January (they already are over run with volunteers through the end of the year).

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