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Our Borders Can’t Shutdown Communion

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  The terrain looked fuzzy. Heat has a way of altering our perceptions. The wall was enormous. The square poles made of scrap steel filled with concrete were placed one after the other for miles and miles. The dust grew thicker. People on the other side waved. The ropes used by migrants to scale the […]

The Shepherd from Bethlehem Speaks

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  Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a shepherd? Most of the time you are bored out of your mind. I sit there and watch sheep day after day. I never wanted to be a shepherd. I didn’t have a choice. We have always been poor. We don’t know any other […]

The Blessing of Communion at Domestic Violence Prevention Wednesday // Cathedral of Hope UCC 10/8/14

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  Well…I’m a little tired.  I’ve had a hell of a day to be honest with you.  I don’t know if any of you share such sentiments.  I had two particularly painful experiences today.  One was this afternoon…I shared time with a 28-year-old man who is dying of bone cancer.  There was a tremendous amount […]

Jose Antonio Vargas at ImagiNATION: Immigration

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Once there was a couple with a young son who were forced to flee their homeland. Throughout the treacherous journey, the family wrestled mightily to finish the trip. Upon arrival, the family struggled to adapt to their new surroundings. The language and customs were so different from their home. People would often stare and make […]

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