true religion

November 20, 2018
Religion is divisive, it’s undeniable. On one end of the privilege and wealth spectrum, those in power throughout history have wielded it to further cement their position and control others. On the opposite end of the spectrum, it has been an integral companion to the majority of the world’s poor, serving as a beacon of […]
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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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dichotomy

December 20, 2015
This morning I got up early to take a walk, as it had rained quite a bit the day before and left the air feeling fresh and crisp. Along the way, I stopped by the 99 cent store to pick up a calendar for next year (of course I still use paper calendars). There was […]
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