April 1, 2020 |
by Robbie Goldman
“Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it's having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome.” - Brene Brown
This week I have seen the valley of Dry Bones Denver being brilliantly vulnerable; embracing the created vulnerability in each of us by trusting it, acknowledging it, and utilizing its contagious qualities.
Last night I turned on the local news to see one of my long time friends in an interview about his life on the streets of Denver
during Denver's Stay At Home Order.
He, being brilliantly vulnerable, spoke truth about his life during this crazy moment in history. His words Read More
March 20, 2020 |
To many of us, social distancing is new. We’ve never been told to not hug, not hang out, not say yes to an invitation to dinner, and basically to not be warm-hearted. We have been disrupted, haven’t we? I, for one, don’t like it and I’m an introvert.
For many in the Dry Bones community, social distancing is not so new.
That’s not to say that our friends don’t love hanging out like any other human. It’s just that many people that experience homelessness are socially distanced by default. Social distancing is a virus that has affected our world for years.
Through the years, I’ve asked my friends on the streets these questions: “What’s the hardest part about living on the streets? About experiencing homelessness?” They have responded Read More
March 11, 2020 |
The letter linked below was written on March 10th. As you all know, things are changing quickly! Please visit THIS PAGE to keep up to date with Dry Bones regarding COVID-19 and our response.
Read our letter filled with thoughts, questions, updates, and info here:
February 14, 2020 |
The biggest “success” is when it is no longer possible for a young person on the streets to say, “Nobody loves or cares about me.” Dry Bones’ specialty is safe and genuine spiritual, relational, and familial support. We hope to eradicate the experience of loneliness, lack of self-worth, and kids not believing in the unsurpassable worth God sees in them. We’re willing to walk alongside our friends in seasons of hopelessness, despair, addiction, and darkness. Read More