How It Began

Check out Dennis’s Book!  Many bloggers have a greater purpose.  It’s not just about traffic, likes, but about creating greater knowledge of a situation in the world, like homelessness, and bringing more understanding of that to people.

But the catch is of course the more traffic a blog has the  more understanding  they can build.

I urge all my readers to check out Dennis’s book and the story about it.  I don’t know him except through his blog and book, but I think more people need to read this wonderful work.

Dennis Cardiff

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2010

How It Began

My lungs ached, as frost hung in the bitterly cold December morning air, making breathing difficult. I trudged in the falling snow toward the building where I work, in one of the city’s grey, concrete, office tower canyons. I dodged other pedestrians, also trying to get to work on time, I noticed a woman seated cross-legged on the sidewalk with her back against a building wall. A snow-covered Buddha, wrapped in a sleeping bag, shivering in the below freezing temperature. I guessed her to be in her forties. Everything about her seemed round. She had the most angelic face, sparkling blue eyes and a beautiful smile. A cap was upturned in front of her. I thought, There but for the grace of God go I. Her smile and blue eyes haunted me all day.

In the past I’ve…

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