Tag Archive | poverty

Glad the Federal Government Has Decided that Providing Emergency Shelter is the Only Important Factor in Alleviating Homelessness, or The Random and Unpredictable Life of Funding for Non-Profits

About a week ago I went the El Paso Coalition for the Homeless General Membership Meeting. These meetings happen once a month and this was the first I had ever been to, but the volunteer from Annunciation House who usually goes invited me along to see what it was like. I had absolutely no idea […]

Does God Really Want Some People to Be in Poverty?

“God made some people poor and others not so that those who are not have the opportunity to be able to help others.” This quote, said by one of the Social Security guests, made me freeze in place when I heard it a few days ago (and okay, so I did not write it down […]