Category Archives: Homelessness

~ Under ~

((September is an extra special month over at the BeZine. We are celebrating 100TPC (100 Thousand Poets for Change) in an effort to call awareness to global poverty.  In the words of one of the Co-founders for 100TPC, Michael Rothenberg … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness, Food For Thought, Giving, Homelessness, Human Rights, Inspiration, Poetry, Poverty, Uncategorized, Veterans | 5 Comments

Remembrance and Gratitude

November is a month of both remembrance and gratitude. Here in the United States we have Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving, but how often have you thought about them in the same context? What I mean is, how often have you … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food, Food For Thought, Giving, Gratitude, Holidays, Homelessness, Hunger, Inspiration, Life, Politics, Poverty, Present, Thanksgiving, Veterans, War | 2 Comments

May 28th is Amnesty International Day

If you’re reading this right now, chances are good that you have heard the phrase, “First-World Problem”.  I find myself thinking this phrase more than I would like, but I count myself damned lucky that I’m even aware of what … Continue reading

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An amazing story for National Poetry Month!

I have been filled with all things poetry so far this month, and today I came across a story, quite unexpectedly, of a poet. People e-mail me interesting things, or share neat links with me on Facebook, and when they … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Family, Food For Thought, Friendship, Giving, Homelessness, Human Rights, Inspiration, Life, Poetry, Poverty, Stories | 1 Comment

~ Lost and Found ~

(( This is a poem I wrote quite a while ago, but I was thinking about my post on homelessness and remembered this. I don’t know if it’s finished yet or not, but I still like it.)) Shards of shattered … Continue reading

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Warm Hearts Make the Cold More Bearable

The recent bitterly cold weather has gotten me thinking more lately about those stuck out in the elements, without a warm place to go. I wonder, as I am driving home from work at two o’clock in the morning, “How … Continue reading

Posted in Food For Thought, Frustration, Homelessness, Human Rights, Hunger, Life, Poverty, Sympathy, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Cultivating Gratitude…

Yesterday was Thanksgiving here in the United States. That makes today “Black Friday”.  According to Wikipedia, “The day’s name originated in Philadelphia, where it originally was used to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic which would occur … Continue reading

Posted in Black Friday, Family, Food For Thought, Frustration, Future, Gratitude, Holidays, Homelessness, Human Rights, Hunger, Inspiration, Life, Philosophical Ponderings, Poverty, Present, Sympathy, Thanksgiving | 3 Comments