There is an aspect of health and wholeness that cannot be defined by Maslow or medicine or psychology during transitions like this.
Until we begin to ascribe to the people we’re attempting to “serve" the same kinds of complexities, nuances, kindnesses, and curiosity that we ascribe and acknowledge in ourselves, we will continue to create models of care that simply do not work.
Instead, we perpetuate myths about homelessness that embolden our stance against policy that will set them free. We stay secure in our implicit and explicit beliefs that certain people have opted out of deserving our compassion.
JAN 21, 2014 | BY: MARGOT STARBUCK -- In Raleigh, NC, Love Wins Ministries tackles the problems of homelessness by focusing on relationships...