The Mission — November 2018

The Mission — November 2018


Last Christmas was awful. On Christmas day, I took a walk. The streets were empty, just like me. I had no family, no presents, no joy, nothing. How did I get here?

I was born in a home filled with drugs, alcohol, abuse, and violence. I experienced things no child ever should. For three years, I was abused by my uncles. I’ve got scars from my head to my legs, all from my family. So I grew up angry and full of hate. And I spent my life taking it out on everyone I knew.

I did get married, twice, but I lost both because of my anger and emotional abuse…

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The Mission — October 2018

The Mission — September 2018 -- COPY


Thanksgiving was meant to be enjoyed with family and friends.

So what happens when your addiction to drugs has burned all the bridges to the past and now you have nothing?

In Philip’s case, his “rock-bottom moment” prompted him to seek the help that he thought he would never need — before his life got any darker…

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The Mission — September 2018

The Mission — August 2018


Kenneth couldn’t take it anymore.

After years of watching his drunken father abuse his mother — sometimes taking the beatings for her — he had enough.

So after mustering all the courage a 13-year-old boy could, he stepped into the middle of another alcohol-fueled beatdown… Read More »