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Prayer for Omar

God, we pray for Omar, denied his appeal for refugee status with deportation orders to Senegal, where he will be killed, if not be others, by his family. We pray for the Orange County Gay and Lesbian Center as they … Continue reading

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Guest Post — Yosimar Reyes

His bio reads this way — Yosimar Reyes is a queer, undocumented, poet, performance artist and public speaker. Larry Trent sends me his poems often share his them here. He is not just immigrant-poet or queer-poet a but speaker of … Continue reading

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Guest Post — from Larry Trent

A letter to his home church from Larry Trent As I said in prayer time and you mentioned in the prayer request earlier, I did go to Adelanto three times last week. I visited Omar, Osman and Nicholas. Omar, thirty-two … Continue reading

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Migration — the Butterfly project for children in detention

Migration It is the time of monarchs here and we pray for the safety of their long deeply endangered flight, pesticide destroyed milkweed, their only food, and the possibility of extinction. For surely this country is a brutal place for … Continue reading

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Not having let go of the lawyer’s question …

I saw the snapping turtle, roughly the size of my hand open, pausing on the center line crossing route one, not the bypass, but heavily traveled and no place for me to pull over. I raced home with the story … Continue reading

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