Thursday, February 7, 2008

Salvation Army...just wondering

Lately, I have been doing some volunteer work with a local Salvation Army, which always gets me to spending many hours up alone in the evenings looking up where it started, how it got so big, what are they really all about?

The one thing that sticks in my mind is that William Booth started as a street minister but what struck him as a twist of injustice was that each night (back in the 1800's) horses were boarded, given food, fresh water and a warm and dry place to sleep, while men and women were out on the streets of London, cold, wet and starving.

Just wondering if anyone likens that to how the homeless population are today? That even in the 1800's men and women and children were left outside while animals were taken care of. Somehow that makes me wonder about all the animal activists out there, how do they treat homeless they meet?

Just wondering?

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