Category Archives: compassion

Maybe the Key to Mercy

We pray, Grant us mercy, Lord. Maybe the very mercy we want pouring down on us is realized only as we answer these two questions . . . Continue reading

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“I Can’t Be in Class with Men,” she says.

IT HAPPENS EVERY AUGUST, when the refugee mothers who no longer need child care in order to attend English class (because their youngest enters Pre-K) “graduate” to classes in the main building. There, classes are tailored to specific levels – beginner, … Continue reading

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Snippets/PB&J/Social Media

In the swirl: If I step back from social media entirely, will I feel completely out of the loop? Continue reading

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