Atlanta Mission Race to End Homelessness: Why I’m Running

Atlanta Mission

For the next several months, I will be building my personal development  business in Atlanta, GA, but just 10-years-ago, I too was homeless and needed shelter. As I celebrate my year of Jubilee and the evolution of my business VKI, I thought doing something I’ve never done before would help me conquer the “fear of change” and remind me of how far I have come. You see, homelessness is not only physical but a state of mind. This mindset is filled with fear, uncertainty, low self-worth, loneliness and dis-ease. To relinquish a poverty mindset and embrace a new one filled with self-love and love for all humanity can be challenging, because it requires having faith in something you can not see. I got a new mind after starting over 10-years-ago  and on this Saturday, I will prove to myself that I am strong, I am healthy, I am focused, I am committed and I can endure the training necessary to take me through the next 50 years of my life. I have the soul of a winner.

On January 25, 2014, a cold Saturday morning in Atlanta, hundreds of men, women and children are going to take to the streets of downtown Atlanta to run a 5k road race in the bitter cold. The city of Atlanta is home to over 10,000 homeless individuals, people who face the perilous conditions of winter without a roof over their heads. More…

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