Slipping Back

A is back on the streets again. She slipped up a couple of weeks ago, and all the old warning signs were present that she was about to disappear again. She passed it off as a minor incident, would not … Read More

Patience

We’ve noticed a pattern, that we do not hear from L, except on her terms. When she needs something she will call, but apart from that she seems to stay apart from us. That’s okay, forcing will not work; when … Read More

“Jailhouse” Religion

The typical middle class response to these people is generally to quit being lazy and get on with it, but that response simply does not work; it only sets up tensions that divide. How then should we respond?