Posts Tagged as "community"

Homelessness: Close To Home

August 17, 2012 / By
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Finding out the facts and opening myself up to these different points of view has shifted my opinions on homeless. To those who still hold onto stereotypes about the homeless, you don’t know their story and you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. I now understand that this lifestyle is not always a choice and that this lifestyle does not take over their identity.

Split-Second Decisions

August 15, 2012 / By
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A safe stabilized home for our families, like a plant plotted in the richest soil on Earth, is what we desire. A safe community for everyone, like the fertilizers that protects us against from harm, is what we desire. A Merced that is like a plant showered with the love of the rain, soil, oxygen, and sunlight, is what we desire.