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I Care About Homeless People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 306 People

    😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇 O GOD, Almighty and merciful, who heals those that are broken in heart, and turns the sadness of the sorrowful to joy; Let your fatherly goodness be upon all that you have made. Remember in pity those who are this day destitute...
    rahifsaad rahifsaad 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Still In My Prayers

    Over the years, I have had many encounters with homeless people. I have talked with them, fed them, prayed with them, covered one as he slept, encouraged them with greeting cards, treated them like the valuable people they are, and stood up for them to hard-hearted folks who...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F Aug 8, 2012

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    Into Every Kitchen

    "Go into every kitchen and every shop; address all, aged and young, on the salvation of their souls." -Francis Asbury (1745-1816) ** We must not grow weary or lax in searching for souls to win for the Kingdom. In the eyes of the homeless, in the dirty streets of the cities, in...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Feb 28, 2012

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    I was in New York once

    and a homeless man came up to me to ask if I would donate any money to him. You could see that he was a little shy because of the rejection he must have had before and was worried I would be the same. My three friends all told him no and walked away, I gave him whatever I had in...
    Untamablespark Untamablespark 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Seeing them is just another realization how bad,

    cruel and unfair this world could be.
    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    The Man On The Side Of The Road

    This email is written in sorrow and tears as I again plead for the very lives of hurting people everywhere. I had the misfortune a few minutes ago of viewing the body of a probable murder victim; I say probably because the gentleman's body was wrapped in a tarp except for the...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Feb 28, 2012

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    I Am Homeless

    ...And have been for 2 months now. I sleep on the sidewalks of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. I'm not sure how it is anywhere else, as I have never really tried it, but here there are several places that offer food, clothing, shelter, showers, and even free bicycles and bus tickets...
    civicmann civicmann 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    Theory Or Application?

    "I was to leave the convent and help the poor while living among them. It was an order. To fail would have been to break the faith." -Mother TeresaNot all are called to go the lengths of Mother Teresa and live in practical destitution within the borders of a third world country...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Feb 29, 2012

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    Grand Central Winter

    I've noticed that many people who haven't experienced homelessness tend to have quite negative attitudes about homeless people. This deeply saddens me. But as I read reviews of the book, Grand Central Winter, by Lee Stringer, I was encouraged. I read the book myself a few years...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F Dec 1, 2013

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    A Lesson From The Parting Of The Red Sea

    "Don't let anyone tell you that you can't do something when the bible says you can do all things thru Christ." -UnknownYesterday Satan had me in doubt that I could be a successful missionary because I was so shaken up by the death of the man on the side of the road. For anyone...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Feb 28, 2012

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    Wishing I Could Do More To Help

    When me and my mom went out and a homeless person walked up to ask for change, my mom would give a dollar or two. And I would give $5 or any amount I could find. I would ask her "Why don't you give them more?" and she said that we can't just give everything away to homeless...
    iL0VEYOU iL0VEYOU 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2013

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    Midnightthealphawolf Midnightthealphawolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    The Homeless People Have Souls.

    This past week I was with a close friend of mine driving down town, almost every where I look there was a homeless person either sitting on the sidewalk or standing. some were old, some were young, some were in wheel chairs, some had little kids with them. There were blacks...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    I was around 6 years old

    and this sad looking man came up to my family and asked for some money, mum said no and kept walking, i stopped with tears in my eyes and asked mum if we could please give him some money, she pulled a $5 note out of her purse and handed it to me. I walked up the man and gave...
    illmindofhayley illmindofhayley 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    A Letter To The Church

    "So do not become proud, but stand in awe." Romans 11:20 Jesus Christ was never afraid to speak the truth but he always spoke it in love: he was the quintisential role model of firmness that was tempered at all times with a never ending desire for the end result to be one of...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Feb 28, 2012

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    Some. Not all. Me ans my last lover were

    saving to join this evil club me belongs to. We went to quartzsite arizona to meet representatives. Homeless all over. Me would sacrifice my meal to feed them. Until one wanted better food. Gave some dog food. Until one barked how most care more for his dog...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Hobo.

    Hobo of the night drinking your 'lightning white' avoiding park bench frostbite. Long finished crying diminished and slowly dying within his shell. What special hell a drunken song can tell. Look into his eyes. Take your heart of of disguise and realise it could be you...
    kevineast2010 kevineast2010 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    Ter4Doll Ter4Doll 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    The Homeless

    I can only imagine what it would be like to sleep on a cold park bench, or having to use a shopping cart just so i can keep what personal belongings i had left. Every night i pray to god to show me how i can help these people, i hope in ways that would show them that humanity...
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    Among Shadows

    It was the dark of night; the way we expect a typical story of this genre to start out. The young boy trekked across the paved streets, as the bitter cold began to engulf him. He wore nothing but rags - a tattered jacket, ripped jeans, worn black boots and gloves, which had...
    Vulkara Vulkara 18-21, M Jan 20, 2013

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    Barriers

    Years ago I heard the term, "barriers to employment" and realized that many of those barriers were present in my life. I was fortunate enough to receive lots of support to get beyond those issues. Now it's my brother's turn. Some of his barriers include not having a GED, lack of...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2013

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    I was actually homeless

    when I was 4 years old and I remember it was really scary and cold at night. It's so hard and for whatever reason people treat you like a monster when the truth is it could happen to any one of us for any reason at any time. We all just need to stop the hate and fear and start...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 28

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    When I was a little girl my mother would take

    me to the city. I was always excited to go with her. However things would change when I witnessed a homeless man asking for spare change. It tore my heart apart so much I would cry in public. I would tell my mom that I want to help them by giving them a warm blanket, food and...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Related Experiences

    i used to think about people reactions and thinking upon an issue i am concerned to even i am the person who got hurt but after some time i start analyzing their feelings too,i am...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    The one thing on my mind through day and night is a specific person I'm helping with. I wonder how they're feeling, how i can help them get better, and what they're going through...
    candlejack21 candlejack21 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I'm very compassionate. Some may say I'm too compassionate but it's one of God's gifts to me and I'll gladly accept it and use it for only good :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I mostly care about the persons personality, but I can't say I don't care about looks. People always say that they don't care about looks at all and it doesn't matter.. But really...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Here are details about me: - 180 cm - 71 kg - I'm not very skinny or fat (i'm working out) - good looking guy - i love sports - I'm a meme person - not a nerd - smart - kinda guy...
    Marko22 Marko22 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Oh my, I better prepare for a sh*tstorm when this has been posted. I just really don't give a crap. Heck, all of the girls in my class always wear makeup, crop tops and shorts...
    Revii Revii 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I need to rant I don't care anymore, i don't give a ****. I don't care about some so called friends (you know who you are you sick MoFos .!.) i don't care if you "care" for me...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    People are still people, no matter what sexuality they are! I don't care about their sexuality unless they shove it down peoples throats to get their points across. That...
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt 16-17, M Jul 6

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    Ive lost a quite a few people i care about, here on ep.... don't wanna lose any more... :( 😡😢😨😭☹😶
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    It kind of varies. I care about everything, and then all of a sudden you can throw anything at me and I won't react much as if it takes too much effort. I probably do care at one...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I snooped on someone I really care about. it is hurting and it is depressing me. I came clean to her but the hurt is too much, she does not trust me and she thinks am still doing...
    iwilllistenandhelp iwilllistenandhelp 26-30 1 Response Jul 7

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    The circle I care about is very small. I protect them in ways that I know I'm capable. The biggest thing I can protect then from is me by distancing myself from anyone I care about...
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M Jul 8

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    Does anyone else's parents not care about their education ? Like my dad is never proud of me. I won an academic award ! He didn't even say good job , and he didn't bother coming to...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    You were supposed to be me friend, my "best friend", my "brother", my support. But now I know, I know what you did and said, how you really perceived me. I just wish you hadn't...
    JerryTheFish JerryTheFish 16-17, M Jun 28

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    My best sister who I care about
    Houri Houri 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    There's a gal that lives a few states away, she's too young for me, but I still care about her. I've known her off and on for a few years. She recently came back into my life, it's...
    TheScientis7 TheScientis7 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm like mama bear!! You do not mess with those who I care about! Cuz I will crush you!!! Physically and mentally!! Yep! Yep! Watch out!!
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Jul 8

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    Recently, me and my husband eloped and of course, my parents and family members were not okay with it. It got to the point where I was beginning to regret making the decision of...
    sarashay sarashay 18-21, F Jul 8

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    Way to many people bitching about people's sexuality, who gives a **** let people do what they want
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lately I feel like no one cares honestly.. I have hung out with friends on months almost a year.. They either say they are too busy or they don't feel like it or some even say they...
    TrentonKemp TrentonKemp 16-17, M 5 Responses Jun 29

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    As humans we are drawn and driven to have social contact, that drive grows stronger when you meet someone that has things in common with you, I personally start to grow a bond to...
    truededuction525 truededuction525 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I just don't give a **** anymore about anything or anyone. I don't care if my bf leaves me, I don't care if I get tossed around all over the place and most of all I don't care if u...
    Kirakat14 Kirakat14 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I don't care I don't care I don't care. lol It's amusing, do we say this over and over to convince ourselves? Because the truth is if we really didn't care we wouldn't even need to...
    Libert1ne Libert1ne 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    Idgaf what other people think about my fashion. It's me. I'm a curvy girl so I have lots of leggings so what I do is grab a pair of scissors and cut em all up hahahah it's more...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm so lonely today lol but that's okay idk why but it is but if you would like to chat please message me I'm open to new people
    kennyjane kennyjane 13-15, F Jul 11

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    I am not at college for fun. im just there to finish my classes well , to have an internship, start establishing a professional network, join a travel club or international club...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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