Month: January 2014

Magical people

A homeless woman sat on the floor of my nearest underground station every day and night for about 5 years. One day I was on my travels, I no longer saw her. As they days went by my worries escalated. I had not known her, spoken to her but every now and then I would hand her change and tell her to stay safe. I wonder why I took on that responsibility-why did I see such hardship in her eyes? I wanted to do something, but I thought I was unable to. Researching homelessness I came across an organisation (which stood for the right things). I now permenantly work there with homeless and vulnerable adults. Talking to them, creating with them and most importantly, listening to them. Be vigilant, as some homeless people carry the stereotypical view, yet others flee for different reasons (domestic violence, mistreatment etc). Some of my members have burdened the deepest opressions of life. Yet, still have the care to smile- and the belief in magic. There are beautiful,BEAUTIFUL people in …