FGF #186: News to Make You Smile

Every week, Doubting Believer brings you things to read, watch or listen to that are sure to make you smile. Because we all could use a little good news.

Homelessness–what feel-good topic! But when it comes to a problem that seems overwhelming, it is good news indeed to learn about what some cities and communities are doing to make reduce homelessness. A friend of mine who is a homeless advocate says we can’t ever completely end homelessness, but our goal should be to make it rare and temporary. See what’s going on around the country to make it so.

No Veteran Left Behind

How one Texas town has reached “functional zero” in its veteran homeless population. Supporting the troops, indeed.


Turning Jails Into Shelters

A former correctional facility now provides shelter and services to those who need them.


Vegas Stronger

How Vegas Stronger is working with police…to call them less.


LA Creates tiny home communities for the homeless


Get some rest.

Do something fun.

Connect with people you love.

Talk to God.

Take radically good care of yourself. The world needs you.


Rev. Anne Russ is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA), currently based in New York City. Doubting Believer provides tools and encouragement for the rollercoaster ride of your faith journey. Follow me on Facebook , Instagram and YouTube. You can also follow on TikTok. Get emails to keep up with all that is happening.

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