|Q. Soleil, you’ve been coming to Haywood Street for almost two years now. Have you found yourself a best friend?
A. Yes. I love Robert.
Q. What do you love so much about Robert?
A. He’s so nice and funny and kind and caring.
Q. What do you learn about love when you go to worship at Haywood Street?
A. It is one of the strongest things on Earth.
Q. Why do you love going to Haywood Street?
A. Because I get to meet so many good people and see people I love and it’s a very fun place to be.
Q. How does it make you feel to see people who don’t have a home?
A. Sad for them, but it makes me notice how lucky I am to have my own home.
Q. Is there anything at Haywood Street you would change?
A. Ummmmm. No. I like Haywood Street the way it is.
Q. How do you feel when you walk into the dining room and see so many friends eating together?
A. It makes me feel good because it shows me people are taking care of themselves.
Q. Do you think Jesus hangs out at Haywood Street?
A. Yes because….well…there’s so many kind people there and so I think Jesus would want to hang around them. Especially Robert.
Q. Does anything scare you at Haywood Street?
A. Just the fact that people can have reactions with a lot of bad words and things you shouldn’t really say. Like today—-I heard a fight that was filled with very bad words.
Q. Why do you think people get to the point of using those words sometimes?
A. Well, probably on accident…because they get angry and just flip their lid and can’t help it.
Q. What is your hope for Haywood Street in the coming year?
A. I hope everyone stays safe and is kind and healthy.