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Common Decency in Immigration Policy

June 28, 2018

Well said and straight from the heart, Shirley!

A Pastor's Heart

It’s a story I’ve told many times, about the day my almost three-year old took off on his little red tractor and I couldn’t catch up with him. Seven and a half months pregnant and carrying my then 18month old, I couldn’t run faster than my three-year old could scoot on his tractor. When I saw my tractor scooting son aiming toward 35 W, I was forced to leave my 18-month old on the corner and asks someone to watch him while I ran after his brother. My little one cried his heart out when I left him there. I’ve told this story in three different churches, blogged about it at (Tears of Confusion) and used it in a newspaper column.

I’ve always thought of it as a sweet story, an illustration of God’s love and concern when we are unaware. But, as I prepare to use that story this…

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  1. Thanks for the re-blogged. I replied to Shirley that I think we are missing the big story here. I think the challenge is bigger than we admit. There are currently over 2 million Americans in prison (not jail, but prison). They are all separated from their children. 40,000 are arrested a day and separated for a day, a week, a month while they await trial.

    Where is our compassion?

    Be blessed. God is in a good mood.

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