How to help… not as easy as it seems!

“When I look back on our actions they seem so silly now, so absurd but that the time I was determined to make this random vagrant’s day just that little bit easier and hopefully his night a little warmer with a slightly fuller belly.”

It’s a natural human impulse: see someone in pain, and try to ease it. “All I Wanted To Do Was Give Him a Sandwich, says Seb

Well wouldn’t you? Probably. Now, do you know how to? It’s not as easy as you might think. Just show up and give a hungry man a sandwich – what can go wrong? Answer: he may feel patronised. He may feel humiliated. Also, right now, he may not be hungry…

Does this mean you should not try? No! – but it’s a skill, helping people.

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