Over the last few months or so, my circle of acquaintances has changed dramatically. I’m not really part of the "houseless" community anymore, but I’m not quite a part of the "housed" community either. It’s sort of a limbo state of existence. As a result I’m not exposed to the homeless as much as I used to be.
Several days ago I met "Teresa." A young woman in her late twenties. Married. Mother of four young children. Dressed relatively nice. Nothing in her demeanor that would indicate the situation that she and her family were in. (more…)