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The Gaze

Images are powerful. They stir up feelings and emotions and make you think about stuff. As you look at the image, let your mind, eyes and heart be engaged in conversation about life and faith and you may get a glimpse of God. Be engaged, start the conversation.
What do you [...]

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Peter – couch surfing & homeless

It’s about survival. Homeless youth are rarely on the streets by choice. They are typically there because of circumstances. Peter Lewis, 26, discovered that sleeping on the streets, in tents, emergency shelters or on friends’ couches was a solution to an unstable family situation. For four years he had no permanent address. When Peter had [...]

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Abused Teen Finds Hope

When 18-year-old Gwen Boyne was stabbed in the back of her head by her boyfriend, she thought she would die. Brad wanted to control, demean, harm and punish her. He had succeeded to do so countless times before. This time Gwen was determined to take back her power and right to be treated with dignity [...]

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Justice League – Fightin’ Friday

[ January 29, 2010; ]
January Focus on Homelessness

This Friday is the last prayer post for our February focus on homelessness. Join with friends this Friday, over Facebook, the phone, at Tim’s, on the prayer wall, however and wherever to pray for the homeless and into the issue of homelessness.

Please pray:

there is reduction in the problems that cause [...]

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Justice League – Fightin’ Friday: Haiti

[ January 22, 2010; ] January Focus on Homelessness
Haiti and Haitians have been dealt a tough blow as of late with the earthquake and then a sizeable after-shock.

Life loss has been HUGE. Families have been torn apart. Their economy and infrastructure is in ruins. Tens of thousands of survivors are homeless. This is a different type of homeless than the [...]

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Justice League – Fightin’ Friday

[ January 15, 2010; ] January Focus on Homelessness

Read from the bible.
Isaiah 53:2-3
He grew up before him like a tender shoot,
and like a root out of dry ground.
He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him,
nothing in his appearance that we should desire him.
He was despised and rejected by men,
a man of sorrows, [...]

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Justice League – Fightin Friday

[ January 8, 2010; ] January Focus on Homelessness
Take a read through these lyrics of a song by U2 called ‘Yahweh’. You may or may not be familiar with it.

Take these shoes
Click clacking down some dead end street
Take these shoes
And make them fit
Take this shirt
Polyester white trash made in nowhere
Take this shirt
And make it clean, clean
Take this soul
Stranded [...]

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Justice Focus: Homelessness

[ January 1, 2010; ]

In most communities across Canada (with the exception of Vancouver & Victoria BC area) it’s cold outside! If you walk outside your front door, out in the cold, out on the side walk in the freezing elements, you would be in the “home” of about 250,000 people in Canada.

Homelessness – simply defined – is the [...]

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Homeless Faces in Canada

Homelessness is an issue all across Canada – urban, suburban and rural. These are our fellow citizens.
For more info check out the January Justice Calendar under ‘Events’.


Homelessness – Life On The Streets

Okay, so I get that we live in a society of comfort and ease, many of us getting whatever we want whenever we want it! Come on now, surely you must agree! I’m also well aware that whenever the homeless subject is brought up people start getting squirmy and uncomfortable. Maybe it’s because we [...]

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