Resolutions or Prayers? You Decide!

By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc.   With Thanksgiving and Christmas behind us, if you haven’t already it’s time to start thinking about the seemingly inevitable subject of new year’s resolutions. You know, stuff like resolving to be a better person, changing jobs, quitting smoking, eating less and exercising more, or some other personal goal that … Read More

No Easy Fix-but Family’s Commitment is Paying Off

By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. There’s no easy solution for those walking the road to recovery. Most of our Joy Junction guests didn’t end up in their current situation overnight, and it usually takes a while for them to get back on their feet again. Sometimes it takes two or three-or even more-attempts. That’s the … Read More

Dying to Live. Family Copes With Homelessness and Two Sick Parents  

By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc.   The Gantz Family How would you feel if your ordinary day turned into one not so ordinary with the imposition of a death sentence? That was what happened to Joy Junction resident James Gantz, 57, in Oct. 2013. He’d been having a lot of pain and along with his … Read More

There’s No Quick Fix for Albuquerque’s Smelliest Problem

By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. A recent story by KOB TV 4 in Albuquerque reported that some Downtown business owners are just plain fed up. They say while homeless people come to eat at the Albuquerque Rescue Mission, once the facility closes its doors there’s no place for the homeless to use the restroom, and … Read More