There is an amazing group of people in our community who are actively supporting children and families in need. The Guardians of The Children Kingston stand behind children who need support and, as stated in their mission, they "recognize and react to child abuse and educate the public to do the same; to serve as advocates to provide strength and stability to families in crisis; and be an answer to the prayer of an abused child or teen for courage, support, and protection."
A very sweet 25 year old recently declined an invite to our Community Open House because he felt that the topic was too depressing.
A very sweet 25 year old that I know personally, that I like a lot, didn't want to break bread with us because the subject matter was heavy.
I had the opportunity to see him a few days later and asked him (cornered him, really) if he thought we were pretty happy people. He quickly replied, "Uh, yeah. Of course. Why?". I needed to remind him t