Tag Archives: poor

Can one person make a difference?

  I’ve known Alan Graham since the early days of Mobile Loaves & Fishes. Catholic Bytes has done a beautiful job telling his story in this video. He’s an incredible man with a graced understanding of the homeless and what … Continue reading

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What about when we need mercy?

  In this Year of Mercy, we hear many ways that we can and should be merciful. The Works of Mercy are actions, whether physical, mental, or spiritual. As a person who loves to help others, this is very accessible to … Continue reading

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Building the Walls

      Before he came to faith, my husband used to ask me why God had all these requirements, expectations, and demands for people to be able to make it into heaven. He felt like there were all these … Continue reading

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Ingratitude

It used to bother my husband when we would give food to a homeless person on the corner, and they weren’t grateful. He didn’t understand how someone who had so little wouldn’t appreciate anything that they were given. His mind … Continue reading

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Being Used

  Last Friday, my family and I went on a food run for Mobile Loaves and Fishes, feeding the poor and homeless. It was one of those magical nights where we just watched as God used us to do His work. … Continue reading

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Pick an Agenda

The Pope is here!! It’s been  interesting listening to the coverage. A reporter was talking about how we put Pope Francis in categories such as liberal, conservative, environmental, etc. and that vocabulary carries a lot of other meanings with it. … Continue reading

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Volunteer

We have introduced some friends to a volunteer activity that we do on a monthly basis feeding the homeless or working poor. We take our families out with Mobile Loaves and Fishes and our kids can hardly wait to go. They play … Continue reading

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Money, Money

 “It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” (Mt 19:24 NAB) A friend of mine was talking about working in Ethiopia. Not … Continue reading

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Trusting

As I was thinking of gifts from yesterday’s message, I was reminded of Mother Theresa, who relied on God for the needs of her order and the people she served. It is amazing how many times that the things she … Continue reading

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Poverty and Riches

Today’s reading had an interesting prayer. “Give me neither poverty nor riches, provide me only with the food I need.” Proverb 30:8. It goes on to say that either extreme will pull me away from God. It’s interesting if you … Continue reading

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