Monthly Archives: January 2013

“the surpassing grace of God upon you”

God bless those who have what I have not. Sometimes it hurts (to give) and it can be hard (to go without). But I want to release my anxiety (and your bonds too). So I say, “God bless them!” To … Continue reading

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An Embarrassing Truth: Unwinding Privilege and Hypocrisy from Within (Part Two)

Continued from here… This next story is not as dramatic-sounding as the first. Yet I think the two of them belong together. Fast forward now to April of 2009. My wife (Julissa), my son (Santiago), and I are visiting her … Continue reading

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An Embarrassing Truth: Unwinding Privilege and Hypocrisy from Within (Part One)

Perdoname, nunca lo haré mas. These words ought to haunt anyone who thinks to say them. They are the words of the overly confident disciple: “Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will” (Matthew 26:33). Most … Continue reading

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What a smile! I love it…

Writing now, I think about when we first met. I can recall your body language, of all things. Your face and teeth, to be more precise, and that smile. Your smile is some kind of magic.

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