Your gifts help curb literal and figurative hunger pangs as asylum seekers strive to fill a craving for justice.
Anton Flores-Maisonet delivered this sermon at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church.
“Atlanta is on the cusp of a crisis,” Flores-Maisonet said. “Scores of vulnerable, unhoused people from a faraway land are arriving at our doorstep.”
The arrival of asylum seekers to Atlanta is an opportunity to build part of King's beloved community with those in need of refuge.
Casa Alterna is launching a new community in the city of Atlanta where asylum seekers and U.S. citizens can live together and exercise their communal gifts of hospitality, compassion, and solidarity.
I hope little Israel knows that I see that of God in him.
Hospitality is a spiritual practice that reveals what our hearts believe.
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.
Jorge, with watery eyes proclaimed to Yeldín, "Seguramente, Dios está con nosotros." ("Surely, God is with us.")