Monthly Archives: June 2013

Trampled Gardens

Deep breath. Long sigh. Photos of community gardens being planted in a difficult place. News that many of the fresh, new plants were trampled. I don’t know the whole story yet, but that’s enough to cause a deep breath and … Continue reading

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Anarchy and Children

I saw it yesterday in the grocery store. A little girl crawling under the counter, pulling all the candy off the shelves, crawling under another structure, then demanding that her mother change the candy already paid for to a different … Continue reading

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First Aid and Children, Part Two

It still hurts. The cut on my finger still hurts. It’s sore and tender, and I keep banging it or catching it because it’s on my hand and I use my hands. Is it small? Yes. Will it eventually heal? … Continue reading

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Messy and complicated…..

I often use this phrase to describe the work of Casa Viva. Over and over again as we walk into difficult situations, we need discernment and wisdom and grace because it’s messy and complicated. People are hurting and relationships are … Continue reading

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