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What’s Next… for our Graduates

It has been a while since I have posted and I wanted to move the conversation away from my past to the challenges, joys and hopes of men and women we serve every day. This is a long conversation so … Continue reading

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Poverty

Poverty’s Symptoms: What is the relationship between drugs and poverty – the answer is not a simple one and I will leave that up to the psychologists to decide. There are many reasons for drug abuse and drug abuse can … Continue reading

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Just Being There

My step-father recently passed away after 92 years. I should really call him my father because my relationship with him was for a majority of my life father and son. I worked for him right out of college in Texas. … Continue reading

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Choices

I spoke to a business group this morning and I talked about Poverty, Homelessness and the Mission and I finished up talking about choices. We end up where we do because of the choices we make. I never looking into my future … Continue reading

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Secrets

I was recently interviewed by a news reporter from weekly business newspaper and during his questioning he asked how did I happen to come to the Mission for work. I told him my story and revealed to him that I … Continue reading

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Feeling better…early recovery

I am telling my story of addiction but am focusing on my recovery because addicts know where they are/were and my telling of my addictions and losses, is less helpful, then focusing on recovering because that is still going on … Continue reading

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