Get some practice, via the Angry Uncle Bot, courtesy of New York Times.
“They are too young to have heard how the words Mexican and American have used against one another. In their lives, they have been combined into one. The contours of their lives cross boundaries. The hard lines of difference and the borders of the past have not formed walls of divisions for them.”
It’s become a holiday in its own right.
Despite violence, multiple displacements, and poverty, some of Colombia’s internally displaced people have created a sustainable community in the Medellín neighborhood of Moravia.
4 vegetarian recipes for a climate-conscious Thanksgiving. And don’t forget to freeze those leftovers.
“Research shows gratitude has the power to heal. Even on a short-term basis, feeling grateful tends to build qualities of compassion, generosity, and forgiveness that make us better people. So consider the healing benefits of living in a state of fundamental thankfulness. To live that way opens us to awe and beauty.”
“We hold the tension between hope and struggle within this new language of creative expression to allow for the gift of creation to begin to pull apart and dismantle trauma.”
Activists and linguists square off. (from The New York Times)
It’s possible, by shifting focus away from big firm-specific incentives.
“If we are going to live into a preferred future, a life where the table is widened for the kin of God discovering who they are, charged with their own futures, then we will have to hear the mujerista prophets echoing back to us the words of Jesus.