Guiding Light Mission Blog
When I came to Guiding Light Mission, I was a physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually sick man. I had no sense of self-worth. I was back on the bottle and couldn't stop. My children had seen me at my worst. I had just spent a week and a half on suicide watch in a psychiatric hospital in Washtenaw County. Sick, homeless, and utterly alone, I didn’t have two nickels to rub together and...
Back to Work in 30 Days
Community Re-Engagement Initiative
The Guiding Light Mission Back to Work Program provides a short term stay for homeless men who are employed or seeking full-time employment, allowing them time to save money while they look for permanent housing.
Men in this program will sleep in our men’s dorm and may eat all meals here at the Mission. They have use of our...
Live On The Street
Faith and Family
Families come in all shapes and sizes, as one mother shared recently: “Dear Ann Landers: It happened again today. My two sons and I were in a shopping mall, and a total stranger felt the need to comment on the fact that my boys didn’t look anything alike. Apparently, my 6 year old decided it was time he explained the difference. ‘I’m adopted,’ he said. ‘That’s when you have the same family but...