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A random and confusing thought!
It struck me today (again) as I counselled a client, that fear and anxiety peaks as they contemplate leaving and moving into their own place.

Why do clients (often single) flirt with disaster when moving is inevitable?
Why do they get very drunk?
Why do they delve into a habit long forsaken?
Why does their psychosis begin to rumble?
Why do they weep and become an emotional irrational picture of themselves?
When there's a light at the end of the tunnel, why would that client run back into the darkness?

The obvious goal of the homeless is to find a home, but when they find a house (apartment), it becomes a daunting and terrifying reality. They experience a fear of the unknown, but more importantly and terrifying is the confusing fear they experience, of being alone!

Shelters are little communities: People fellowship and have like minded goals and dreams, they fight and struggle together, while praying to the Lord together. They can easily help another to rise,…