Lenten Devotions

Now my soul is troubled. And what should I say – Father, save me from this hour? (John 12.27) “Look! Do you like it? I’m very proud of my painting. Do you think La Virgen likes it?” Eight year-old Elie, a participant in the Guadalupe Art Program, stood by her creation. “Oh yes, it’s wonderful,” … READ MORE…

Lenten Devotions

Thus says the Lord of hosts: See, disaster is spreading from nation to nation, and a great tempest is stirring. (Jeremiah 25.32) “Please, I need your help – they can’t send me back. Everyone in my barrio depends on me. They worked so hard to save money to send me north. Don’t let them send … READ MORE…

Lenten Devotions

For the law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and death. (Romans 8.2) Traumatized and sobbing, the 13-year-old girl from Guatemala began her story. “In Tijuana they took me to a house where they sold me to men for sex. They warned me not … READ MORE…

Lenten Devotions

For the hurt of my poor people I am hurt, I mourn, and dismay has taken hold of me. (Jeremiah 8.21) “The coyote left me alone, abandoned,” said the young man from Central America. “I was lost for four days in the Arizona desert. But God helped me find the highway. I knelt down in … READ MORE…

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