God With Us on the Move

A friend of mine spent ten weeks working at a migrant center in Tijuana this summer. Tijuana is a city generally seen as the last stop for migrants from Central America trying to cross into San Diego. Lately, the center is also housing large numbers of people from all over the world seeking asylum andContinue reading “God With Us on the Move”

You Matter

The Hebrew Scripture is tough. It’s long and old. It requires studying it year in and year out, so much more than just reading it like a devotional or a novel. Translating the stories to our own lives is daunting to say the least. And I think it’s easy for Christians to oversimplify the wholeContinue reading “You Matter”

Gospel Reflection for September 29, 2013, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus tells the story of a poor beggar name Lazarus and a rich man.  Both died and their roles reverse.  The rich man suffers while Lazarus rests in the arms of Abraham.  The rich man asks Abraham to send Lazarus to bring him some water. Abraham replied, “Remember how well you lived when you wereContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 29, 2013, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time”