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My First Dry Bones Fundraiser Event

October 28, 2013 | By | No Comments

A Couple of Reflections from the Night
by Tim Henderson – board member since January, 2013

I’m a new Dry Bones board member, and I had never been to a Dry Bones fundraiser. I was finally able to attend this year! Here are a few reflections:

The venue was great and the food was fun. The planning was evident. The auction was enjoyable and effective.

But what I am taking away is the importance of story. The story of individuals who are discovering hope. The story of  people sharing Read More

CORE MOTIVATIONS

October 23, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

by Samantha Stroh, ’13 Fall Semester Intern

Recently I was asked to help find resources for a woman named “Barbara” and her three young children.  Barbara had recently left her husband because of his drug use.  Though she and the kids always have a friend’s floor to sleep on or a bed for all of them to share, Barbara was beginning to feel herself slipping into the ways of the streets.  So, I started looking for Read More

HALT!

October 1, 2013 | By | One Comment

by Robbie Goldman

In Alcoholics Anonymous, HALT is an acronym used to help prevent relapse. HALT stands for the vulnerable circumstances that often create relapse moments. H is for Hungry; A is for Angry; L stands for Lonely; T is for Tired. When I first read of HALT, I immediately thought of Read More

I’VE GOT TO HELP YOU!

August 30, 2013 | By | No Comments

by matt wallace

“I know she’s going to kick me to the curb. You’re gonna be walking downtown, and you’ll see me Matt. You’ll say, ‘Why are you down here? I thought you had your life together!’ And I’m like you, Matt. I thought this was it. I thought I had finally done it; thought I’d never go back! I didn’t think I would ever have to sleep under a bridge again.  You’ve got to help me! Read More

Summer Intern Reflection Week (Day 5)

August 24, 2013 | By | One Comment

Freedom to Love
Katherine Taylor, University of Denver

When I tell people about my internship at Dry Bones, there’s a normal slew of questions that are asked. How have you changed people? Who have you talked to? What has made the biggest impact on your life? What have you learned? Read More

Summer Intern Reflection Week (Day 4)

August 23, 2013 | By | No Comments

New Friends
by Angela Crouch, Lubbock Christian University

This summer has been eye opening to say the least.

I have I never made so many friends in such a short period of time. I have grown very close to many of them, which has brought me closer to God. Read More

Summer Intern Reflection Week (Day 3)

August 22, 2013 | By | No Comments

Dignity and Change
by Donisha Webb, Harding University

Wisdom is sweet to your soul. If you find it, you will have a bright future, and your hopes will not be cut short.  Proverbs 24:14

For me, this summer turned out to be a learning experience. I will apply the lessons I learned throughout the rest of my life. I want to quickly share two major lessons that I learned this summer (hopefully gaining some wisdom too). Read More

Summer Intern Reflection Week (Day 2)

August 21, 2013 | By | 5 Comments

Discovering Deeper Beauty
by Kelsey Bugelwicz, York College

This summer, I intentionally made an effort to acknowledge the worth of every individual that God has created and placed on this earth, and subsequently, in my path. Because of that, I’m taking home new relationships with many amazing and beautiful people. Read More

Summer Intern Reflection Week (Day 1)

August 20, 2013 | By | One Comment

A String of Bad Luck
by Mike Miller, York College Graduate School

As I entered into this summer, I was excited to see what God was going to teach me. But before I was able to jump right in, a few things happened. The first week, my car broke down. The second week, my keys disappeared forever. During the third week, my laptop decided to never work again. As these things were happening Read More

Fellow Citizen or Enemy? Cooperation or Conquest? Brother or Alien?

July 31, 2013 | By | No Comments

by Jonathan Spencer, Dry Bones Board Member

Back in April 1968, immediately following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert Kennedy suspended his campaign for the Presidency and spoke passionately of the need to create community. I ran across a video of his speech recently; here is Read More