This blog is my public diary of experiences that I've had as I become increasingly involved in the area of Kensington, Pa. I am including experiences that I am having as I sit down, one on one, with homeless people who are dealing with Substance Use Disorder. All Names have been changed and, occasionally, I share a story using the opposite pronoun (he/she him/her), as an additional way to assure privacy.
As I come to know these fine people, they share with me more of their personal and sensitive stories. Their collective story is what I am trying to share with you as my way of breaking the stereotypical beliefs that exist. "Blog names" have occasionally been given to me by the person whose story I am telling. Names are never their actual names and wherever I can do so, I might use the opposite pronoun (his/her, etc.) just to help increase their privacy.
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Sunday, September 11, 2016
Deliverance as Seen Through the Eyes of A Volley Ball
At one point, two of the players had a bizarre play and the ball did some equally bizarre move at the net. I called the play as being our point because, well, when there is a question in such a moment, that's what you do...
Not this group! As the shouting about who's point it should be gained momentum and volume, I started laughing because these grown men, any one of which could take me out with one punch, were arguing in reverse of what's normal!
"We messed up. It's your point!" one shouted...
"We need to do what's right. I believe it's your point." said the opposing player.
Oh, did I forget to tell you about these men? Most, were ex-convicts and or recovering drug addicts and/or former drug dealers. All were now men of God who had turned their lives over to Christ!
These men know the meaning of deliverance from what was in their life to what is in their life!
We could all learn something from these delivered men of God.
Oh, by the way, my team won the game...
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