Category Archives: Homeless

People in Transition, Ethiopians and the Principle of 3

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What a great year so far in serving people around the Puget Sound and in Ethiopia!! Our service to homeless men has provided hundreds of hours of bible studies, mentoring, resume development and finding employment.  Men range from fully functional with … Continue reading

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Dead Men Walking or Waking

Dead men walking. A difficult phrase but something I see in many of the homeless men that I work with in Bellevue, WA. Life seems to be sucked out of them especially those who are addicted, struggle with emotional issues, or … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Lunch-Congregations for the Homeless

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We at Living Perspectives work closely with Congregations for the Homeless (CFH) to help men transition to productive living.  I have learned that, in the vernacular of the day, “Homeless men’s lives matter.”  Because I believe that, I invite you … Continue reading

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Overcoming Anger Part III Final

I love the guys staying in our winter shelter — some looking to change their lives and others just existing.  Those attending our anger management class today, want a solution.  Managing emotion and anger requires adopting core beliefs, taking key steps with some new … Continue reading

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Anger – One Size Doesn’t Fit All Part II

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When was the last time you sat around a table talking about  anger problems with men who live in a shelter?  When is the last time you talked with anyone about a personal anger issue?  Today I had the privilege to … Continue reading

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The Touch of the Masters Hand

“Where do you stand with the homeless?” That question was posed to me 13 years ago? I didn’t stand anywhere because I had ignored the whole problem. The homeless weren’t a problem to me; I didn’t live near their world; and maybe I … Continue reading

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Faith and Trust – A Good Combination

Sometimes life moves faster than one is ready to handle. During my last posting I spoke of a Congregations for the Homeless colleague, Curt, who was gravely ill and a man in the shelter looking for a job. In the … Continue reading

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Join the “Change a Life” Challenge

As I begin year 12 serving homeless men in the Bellevue, WA area, I continue to be amazed at the lessons I have learned. Most men are in a shelter or in homeless situation because of some poor decisions, relationships … Continue reading

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Steve Roberts – A Servant Leader

This post is an update on the previous post about Steve Roberts.  Even though retired as Ex. Director for Congregations for the Homeless in Bellevue, WA, he continues to serve the men in the E. Puget Sound area.  Steve’s work … Continue reading

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Changing Lives One at a Time

Living Perspectives – September 2014 Here is a recent recap of activities for our organization during the first two weeks of September as the fall begins, and needs become more apparent after a summer of sun. Homeless Men (Congregations for … Continue reading

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