2.28.2006

Advice On Loving the Homeless?

I need some advice from people that have spent time working with the poor and homeless, and the rich and cranky for that matter.

I took this job at Re-Planet recycling to get to know homeless people. It’s worked, and I can honestly say I have some good relationships with our regulars. However, I can’t help but notice the facts of the matter, that almost all the truly homeless people that I deal with, (which is not necessarily indicative of the problem as a whole) are addicts of one type or another.

Additionally, I get a lot of really rude people, these tend to come in all shapes, sizes and income levels.

Any advice when it comes to loving the homeless?

(I previously posted on this job here)

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