“You always have the poor with you; when you treat them with the extravagance of Mary, you do so unto me.”
I read in my town’s local newspaper about the drowning of a Guatemalan man in our area lake.
The Word is Near You (video): A Lenten sermon by Anton Flores-Maisonet.
Life is one long journey. Along the way we encounter unexpected turns and moments when we wish we could just turn around but can't.
Anton Flores-Maisonet (B.S.W. ’92) frequently commutes from Decatur, Ga., to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to provide hospitality, assistance and accompaniment to recently arrived immigrants and asylum seekers at no cost.
This old cabin was once filled with life. A fireplace kept the simple abode warm. A wood-burning stove fed the bellies of inhabitants and guests. Love made this one-room cabin a home. Now it lies in ruin, a relic of a past long forgotten. 2021 and each past year is like this old homestead. Nostalgia… Continue reading Grace, Gratitude & Hope
Jorge, with watery eyes proclaimed to Yeldín, "Seguramente, Dios está con nosotros." ("Surely, God is with us.")
It is easy to not see the traveler with one bag, a bundle of paperwork, and no shoelaces.
Solitude is abandoning ourselves to the simplicity and sacredness of a Maker who loves us the same.
As travelers milled about Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on a recent Thursday afternoon, an unmarked white van came to a stop beside the airport’s domestic terminal, having completed its two-hour trip from a sprawling immigration detention facility in Southwest Georgia.