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 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 computer lab...
Live On The Street
Faith and Family
A young naval officer’s first task was to safely steer a ship away from a wharf for a voyage. He carefully went through the proper procedures; confident he hadn’t forgotten a single thing. As the ship glided smoothly out to sea, a call came from the captain, congratulating the officer on his textbook disembarkation. "There is just one thing you’ve forgotten” the Captain added, “next time make...