Tag Archives: immigration

We take no credit … (Jericho Walk)

I return from the bi-monthly vigil At ICE headquarters. We call it a Jericho Walk and, as the story in Joshua goes, we circumnavigate, occasionally with benefit of shofar, seven times, in hopes to bring down the walls. In spring … Continue reading

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Omar, the miracle — guest post by Larry W. Trent

I like to post stories written by my friend Larry Trent about the people he meets in his ministry among immigrants, detainees, homeless people, and those who are most vulnerable. This story I received just before Christmas, but I am … Continue reading

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Improv on Matthew 2: 16-18

We are all herods – none, no, none of us are the innocents, we are those who consider love to be a trickery, we are infuriated by the potential danger of the presence of children, we are the killers of … Continue reading

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December 20 — Guest post … “Do you hear what I hear, migrant girl…” by Laura Rose

Rev. Laura Rose was inspired to rewrite more verses to go with the tune of the Carol, Do You Hear What I Hear?  She writes: “If Mary of Nazareth cried out her Magnificat today she would not be belting out … Continue reading

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December 5, 2018 — prayer from Canticle of the Turning

“Wipe away all tears for the dawn draws near, and the world is about to turn.” Canticle of the Turning, Rory Cooney God, I walk today a Jericho Walk seven times around the federal building where your children enter for … Continue reading

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Formally known as a lachrymator (United States southern border)

Lacrymator – (tear gas) Wikipedia You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your record? Psalm 56:8 God, you have kept count of their — sneezing, coughing, difficulty breathing, especially for … Continue reading

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Guest Post — by Yosimar Reyes, an undocuqueer

It is my friend Larry Trent who often gets ahold of a fresh poem by Yosimar Reyes, one of the most powerful poets that I know. When asked who he is, Yosimar will say, “Just tell them I am an … Continue reading

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