haves and have-nots in the midst of crisis

March 29, 2020
In this unprecedented era of fear and economic fallout, borders are closing and nations are taking extreme measures to battle the spread of COVID-19. This is ...
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unity

October 26, 2018
In two to three weeks, the migrant caravan heading towards the U.S. border will stop in a town a half hour away from where I'm living. Right now supplies are being collected by local relief organizations to provide aid and assistance, things like socks, diapers, shoes, toothbrushes, clothing, food, and blankets. Living in close proximity […]
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kindness

July 22, 2018
After my recent excerpt about kindness in Mexico, I’ve decided I will occasionally write about kindness encounters south of the border that impact me ~ if for nothing else, to counter the steady stream of not so kind news... Here is kindness report #2: This hot afternoon I was in a cafe getting a cold […]
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divided times

June 20, 2018
I have been spending a lot more time living in Mexico these past few years, and one of my earliest observations of the culture was how helpful it is. At every turn, if I need assistance with anything, I am always responded to warmly and graciously. This is so often not the experience in the […]
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