Pages tagged with Homeless

The ever increasing plight of homelessness in America today.
Christmas will soon be here,and here are my thoughts about it. Read on to find out more.
The Christian missionaries are a much reviled lot, yet some of them have done good service for the poor in India.
No matter how kindhearted you are, at some point you feel abused by beggars expecting you to just give your very hard earned cash away to them. But, remember the Chinese finger trap?
There are people that live in the street and everyday they cry out for help.Do you ignore them? Or do you try to help?
Minimum wage discussions have been all the rage, but what about the money required to pay the rent?
Why does it seem as if society teetering on the edge of catastrophe? Reason and logic are taking a backward step while frustration, depravity, and despair seen to be leading and guiding all too many people. The state of the economy, bumbling from one recession to another has a large p...
Danielle is sick with worry. Max has been missing for two day. The newscasters are referring to the flood as the hundred year flood. Danielle's grandfather used to speak of a flood like this when he was a little boy.
This is a short summary of the three (3) years of fear that I had about being homeless and the treatment of women. Not just women..a disabled woman.
The ideas to fight harsh cold given by a snobbish journalist aren't at everyone's reach.
In the bad old days, when democracy and communism were supposedly in a battle to the death, Russian propaganda tried to convince that country’s citizens that the sidewalks of America were lined with starving beggars holding out their hands for a coin or two.
What would you discover if you gave a homeless person some cash and then followed him around to see what he did with it?
From my upstairs window I watched as the lonely ones came and went, the street people, the beggars, the drunks, the homeless. I had made friends with the Pencil Lady who sold yellow #2 pencils three for dime on the streets for her eats, as the world around me seemed to come a little m...
There are now over 2.5 million homeless children in America. In the richest country in the world, this situation is shameful.
In Fort Lauderdale the homeless are treated like vermin.
Brothels, bordellos and ladies of the night are often looked down upon due to the nature of the business. Accepting money for sexual favors in most cases is unaccepted behavior unless you happen to be the one looking to pay for the services of such a colorful woman.
TAPS and the Travel Channel looked into the vast amount of reports from visitors claiming to have witnessed apparitions, strange noises and whispers while visiting the asylum. They were not disappointed. The proof was everywhere. Today the asylum is one of the most visited haunted ven...
Jesus said to give to those that ask...but, does that mean in every instance?
fingers grubby, hunger hidden in a dirty knapsack no map, no direction
This poem is about a mans reflection when he's sees a homeless man - it is a struggle for the protagonist to stay sober and continue on even though it is a struggle,
Homelessness is more and more being seen as a crime in America, as municipalities seek to rid themselves of people forced to live on the streets. Where is our compassion?
An Oakland artist has built more than a dozen tiny homes for the homeless out of illegally dumped trash he has found on the streets of thew city.
When the system forces a desperate, destitute homeless woman to have to choose among nothing but restrictive and punitive options, bad things are bound to happen.
Wikinut writer Jerry Walch is a man with strong convictions. His work with the homeless in and around Colorado Springs is loving, giving, and highly admirable.
The owner of the 7-11 fired one of his clerks because she gave a cup of coffee (which she paid for) to a homeless man, but in the end she had the last laugh.
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