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Showing posts from March 26, 2019

"I was a stranger, and you welcomed me..."

I want to share a remarkable story with you --  one of the most important stories I've shared.  If you want to jump right to the story, here it is: Background: Glennon and Amanda Doyle spoke at The Falls Church Episcopal last year. Some folks are aware that Glennon's sister, Amanda, is a parishioner here. As part of their speaking engagement here, Glennon and Amanda raised money for Together Rising , their organization that identifies "what is breaking people's hearts around the world" and then connects people and organizations who are effectively addressing that need. One such project that has been breaking my heart, and perhaps also yours, is the separation of asylum-seeking families at our nation's border.  Let me hasten to add that this -- the humane treatment of asylum-seekers -- is not a partisan issue. It is a moral issue. People of good conscience can agree to disagree about a wide range of policies regarding immigration, and I'm not w