PART TWO: Leaking Love: Cindee’s Story (Click here to read Part One) In 1976, Cindee’s mother ended her own life. While it was not an outright suicide, accompanied by the customary “Goodbye, and I’m sorry” note, by Cindee’s account, her mother deliberately put herself in harm’s way. Intentional or not, her mother’s death made Cindee […]
Leaking Love: 40 Years in the Wilderness Taught Her How to Survive. A Moment of Mercy Empowered Her to Live.
“Won’t you look down upon me, Jesus; You’ve got to help me make a stand. You’ve just got to see me through another day. My body’s aching and my time is at hand and I won’t make it any other way.” James Taylor, Fire and Rain Her name is Cindee Leak. And that she definitely […]
This three-part article explores the following key points about homelessness: How it feels to be homeless from the people who’ve lived it The debilitating mindset that all homeless people have in common What helps break the cycle of being unable to think like a person with a future How all addictions—no matter what they may […]
Pastor Dave Honey: 8,030 God Encounters in 22 Years: There’s a Miracle in That Math “For the past 22 years that I’ve been at the Mission, I’ve never seen God not be here. If you keep your eyes open, you’ll see a miracle at least once a day.” Twenty-three years ago, Dave Honey was getting […]
Addictionville: How a Nice Kid Like Him Ended Up in a Bad Place Like This Forty-six-year-old Shawn Mellis grew up in the picturesque mountain town of McCloud, CA—his feet planted solidly on the terra firma of family. His was an idyllic childhood spent playing in the rivers and woods of “God’s country.” It was as […]