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Peace House community: They aren’t just ‘The Homeless’

By Marti Malby “The Homeless,” a title that should only describe a person’s living situation, but often describes so much more.  On the one hand, being part of the homeless population automatically means sleep deprivation, instability, the daily challenge of finding what you need and so much more.  Unfortunately, that is only the [...]

Peace House community: Nobody wants to feel like they’re nobody

Peace House community: Nobody wants to feel like they’re nobody

Photos by Mike Hazard By Mike Hazard David A. De Lampert Jr. has peace on his mind. “I do a lot to make sure in my soul I don’t let nobody steal my peace.” “We are so hard on each other. Nitpicking, always looking for what’s wrong and put someone down. People don’t know how to forgive.” “When they come here, I come [...]

Steps towards peace: So what should we talk about?

Steps towards peace: So what should we talk about?

By MARTI MALTBI Photo by Mike Hazard Each day that Peace House Community is open, we host a “meditation” for our guests, volunteers and community members. It isn’t meditation in the traditional sense; we focus on one topic and discuss it as a group to help us understand each other and develop a great respect for the people and world [...]