As Alphonse Youla, an immigrant from the Ivory Coast, worked baggage security at the Brussels Airport on March 22 of this year he heard shouts in Arabic, and then a large explosion.  After discovering he was not dead in the terrorist attacks that killed 32 victims and injured over 300 people, Youla ran toward, not […]

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May 15, 2016 – Pentecost

My maternal grandparents did not like the word “good-bye” – in fact, they adamantly refused to say it; not at the end of a phone call nor at the end of a visit, you would never hear them utter this word. They were insistent that the word “good-bye” was simply too final, so instead, they […]

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