"They don’t look like me
they can’t possibly live like me,
especially not in the same neighborhood!"
Many of us have fallen for this trap,
where we see ourselves so different from them
that we never to offer help,
spend time with, forgive,
and with loving mercy
give even one a second chance.
"They can’t work like me.
They’re all lazy.
Or trying to get by
with the least amount of effort possible."
Look closely at me...
(Read more about my accident Here)
Do I look very different from you?
Most people would not know I am a criminal,
and here is the point:
more of us suffer
from the burden of our own failures
than ever before.
Whether a crime,
or a hugely terrible mistake,
too many of us face the future alone
and we need your help
to make the lasting change we all desire.
We need counselors,
friends to listen,
and someone who knows Christ to teach.
Along the side of this blog
you will find links to various agencies
where you can partner to lend a hand.
In 2008 approximately one in every 31 adults (7.3 million) in the United States was behind bars, or being monitored (probation and parole). (source: Wikipedia.org)
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi