Tag Archives: immigrants

“Nosey Neighbors”

You may have read my post entitled “Instead“published on August 8 or a guest  “Learning from ‘Strangers’ Among Us.” on August 15 which responds to “Instead” by sharing a story about learning from refugees and immigrants.   On August 22,  I … Continue reading

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Can You Hear their Cry? – by Guest Blogger, Coral Swieringa

“For the Lord your God…loves the strangers, providing them food and clothing.  You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt” (Deut, 10:18-19) I had seen them in Nokomis last year  in the very same … Continue reading

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“The Practice of the Better”

The October 10, 2015 cover of Time magazine is unforgettable. Men with children on their shoulders, women carrying children, children struggling to keep up – they are all marching across a field to yet another border. They are on the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

This is the story of two cities, one on the eastern coast of America, the other on the southern coast of Italy.  It is also the story of two celebrations, one mostly self-serving, one full of hospitality.  And it is … Continue reading

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