Hours at 8th

I Was Never Chosen

I find the irony delicious. My day to day is chaos. There has never been a more dangerous, frenzied, and outrageous time in our lives than right now and I am at total peace. In God’s amazing grace I have watched what we used to call, “Midtown Moments,” explode all over the 8th Street Mission. I watched two homeless brothers …

Depression

I Have Always Been the Fat Kid

I have always been the fat kid. The one that everyone makes fun of, the one that’s the butt of all the jokes. I am the guy when people see coming that they are embarrassed by. I have suffered through that humiliation for probably 50 of my 57 years here on this earth. I remember that somewhere around the 7th …