I keep finding insightful blogs on homelessness tonight! Here is another that definitely gets the Fat Beggars Amen.
There’s a cold snap going on right now. Cold. The soil in the garden is frozen, the water dripping off my car turned to icicles. I can’t help but think about the people scattered around my neighborhood and the streets nearby that will sleep outside in this weather. Often my heart feels burdened and I wonder what I can do, but other times, it’s followed by thoughts that disclaim their situation. There are shelters nearby, they just don’t want to follow the rules to stay there. A lot of those people are living house-less by choice. Homeless ministry has stayed heavy on my heart over the years, because I hate feeling unsafe and having warm feet is really important to me. Also, because Jesus cares about it a lot and I want to be compassionate about the same things as him. I noted these verses today:
“Give generously to the poor, not…
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