Tagged: family

I See You

By Elrena Evans The week school began this year, I was chatting with one of the therapists at my son’s elementary school. She asked who his teacher was for second grade, and when I...

Heroes or Neighbors?

by Aimee Fritz “So what does this have to do with refugees?” I asked my kids at breakfast. “I don’t know. Maybe the naked part?” my son offered. “He’s naked? That’s what ‘stripped him...

This Is My Country

by Kathy Khang The older man walks up to the closed register next to me and looks at the wretched KFC/Pizza Hut menu at the travel oasis/rest stop near Elkhart, IN. He asks about...

Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party

A beautifully orchestrated dance that explores our internal struggles and joys as they bump up against our physical reality Reviewed by Shannon Beeby Set in in the microcosm of a pool party for the...

The Gift of Christ-Centered Community

Working to change the broader community while also becoming a model community by Alexia Salvatierra and Peter Heltzel Organizing is exhausting. The forces of injustice are often ruthless and so well funded that they...

The Cult of Family

by Al Tizon “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes even life itself, cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14: 26). Did Jesus really...

“Family Is Most Important”

Helping prisoners and their loved ones stay connected Well over 2 million people are housed in our nation’s correctional system today. Although 2012 saw some of the highest rates of release, the recidivism rate...