Mindful Monday

The Buzzard, the Bat and the Bumblebee   THE BUZZARD: If you put a buzzard in a pen that is 6 feet by 8 feet and is entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of its ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a...

Gibbens Awarded Nangie Lowrie Scholarship

Alpha Home is proud to announce our second recipient of the Nangie Lowrie Scholarship! Congratulations to Veronica Gibbens, one of our Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Outreach Counselors. Congratulations, Veronica! We can’t wait to see the great things you...

Two Wolves

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two “wolves” inside us all.  One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity,...

Getrost Awarded Nangie Lowrie Scholarship

Congratulations to Melissa Getrost who was one of 2 recipients of the newly created Nangie Lowrie Scholarship! This scholarship fund is specifically for Alpha Home employees who are looking to further their skills related to addiction recovery. If you would like to...

The Last Cab Ride

Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. One time I arrived in the middle of the night for a pick up at a building that was dark except for a single light in a ground floor window. Under these circumstances, many drivers would just honk once or twice, wait a...