Monthly Archives: February 2014

Welcoming Broken People

Here is a blog that I wrote on the Christian response to the many different immigrants that are in our country, particularly those who would never be eligible for any proposed immigration reform. It was published on the G92 blog, … Continue reading

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The City

In the past two weeks, since I returned to Guadalajara, I have been treasuring the amenities of living in a city once more. I write to the white noise of traffic. I hop on buses and the light rail as … Continue reading

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La Ciudad

En las últimas dos semanas, desde que me regresé a Guadalajara, he estado disfrutando el hecho de vivir otra vez en una ciudad. Escucho el ruido de los carros mientras escribo. Me subo a los camiones y el tren ligero … Continue reading

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Key-alazón-lù [English Version]

In Zapotec, an indigenous language in Oaxaca, key-alazón-lù means both “I love you” and “I miss you.” I was reminded of that linguistic curiosity (taught to me by a sister from Oaxaca) this past week, as I said goodbye to … Continue reading

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Key-alazón-lù [Versión en español]

En zapoteco, key-alazón-lù significa a la vez “te quiero” y “te extraño.” Me acordé de esa frase (que una hermana de Oaxaca me enseñó) la semana pasada mientras me despedía de amigos, familias y comunidades en Puebla. Parece que uno … Continue reading

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Homemade – by Women

Besides the many parties, another common commentary by return migrants on what they enjoy in Mexico is the food. They cherish the freshness of the ingredients and the fact that most everything is homemade – coming from their fields or … Continue reading

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Comida casera – hecha por mujeres

A parte de las fiestas, los migrantes de retorno suelen decir que valoran mucho la comida en México. Disfrutan los ingredientes frescos y el hecho de que la mayoría de la comida es hecha a mano y viene de su … Continue reading

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