Father, we lift up the children of New York City, YOUR children, that we are given the gift of stewarding. We ask for the provision of homes and neighborhoods and schools where children can flourish and experience peace and health.
Don’t Walk By is an annual outreach that’s organized by the Rescue Alliance, a collaboration of faith-based organizations working together to restore the wellbeing of men, women, and children in New York City who are experiencing homelessness. Every Saturday in February, during one of the coldest
“Stop complaining. It can always be worse.”
"You’re not as bad off as the next guy.”
“Suck it up, you’re being too sensitive.”
These phrases take up space in our ear and lead us down a rugged, desolate road. Searching for respite from our solitude, we grasp onto them as truths, when they
The weather changed. One day it was 50 degrees and the next it was 26. I’m no mathematician, but I believe that’s a 24 degree drop. 24 degrees in 24 hours. In my family, it meant jumping from sweatshirts to heavy jackets.
We went down to the basement and rummaged through bins of storage until we