Those People are Too Far Gone (Interview with a graduate)

Those People are Too Far Gone (Interview with a graduate)

After nearly four years under my VRM belt, I’ve heard all of the criticism regarding our services and programs — “the Mission is just a band-aid" or "you’re just enabling people who won’t change.” And most recently, “Those people are too far gone. We should just focus on the next generation.”

I asked SirJo, “What do people think happens — for the next generation — when a parent like you comes home?”

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Go Home

Go Home

There’s a famous Bible story about a homeless man, which is usually something we know a little about at Visalia Rescue Mission, but in this case, he was homeless, naked, living in a cemetery, and was possessed by demons called, “Legion.” We don’t know how long he had been living this way, only that it was a “long time.” We do know, however, that this man at one time had a family.

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