Category Archives: A Journey of Faith

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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Caminando hacia Belén (Walking toward Bethlehem) [English Version]

The incense stung my eyes, the flowers weighed down on my already tired arms. I tried to see over the tall flower arrangement that I carried to make sure that I didn’t trip on rocks on the dirt road. At … Continue reading

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Differences (Diferencias) [English Version]

“You have the papers to cross back and forth freely” says the woman who hasn’t seen her brothers for the 15 years that they have been in the US and who longs for them to be able to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Diferencias (Differences) [Versión en español]

“Tienes los papeles para ir y venir” dice la señora que no ha visto a sus hermanos por los 15 años que han estado en los EUA y que quiere que estén en el pueblo y con la familia por … Continue reading

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Viendo más allá (Seeing Beyond) [English Version]

We sat on the steps, looking out on the over-grown field. The person who has introduced me to the neighborhood begins to describe some of the activities that take place in this area. The bodies that people in the drug … Continue reading

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Viendo más allá (Seeing Beyond) [Versión en español]

Estábamos sentados en los escalones, mirando al campo descuidado. La persona que me había introducido a la colonia nos empezó a hablar de lo que pasa en los alrededores. Los cuerpos que los narcos y pandillas dejan en el parque … Continue reading

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Inseguridad oculta (Unseen Insecurity) [English Version]

When I walk around the neighboring towns of San Gabriel and Jiquilpan, Jalisco, I can’t help but be struck by the peacefulness of the area. The towns have a combined total of just over 6000 residents, fewer than my college … Continue reading

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