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May 6, 2021

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Mercy Needs to Be Where the Need is Greatest

This, then, may be the world’s only hope for peace: that all of us, friends and enemies, allies and foes, brothers and sisters and strangers alike, understand we meet as guests together in ‘God’s own tent.’

– Sister Marilyn Lacey –

Mercy Needs to Be Where the Need is Greatest

For decades, Sister Marilyn Lacey has aligned her energies and aspirations with refugee communities in the United States, as well as in some of the most ravaged pockets of our world. She describes her leap into the refugee universe in her breathtaking book, ‘This Flowing Towards Me: A Story of God Arriving in Strangers.’ The heart of the Scripture come glowingly to life in the words, works, and the world of Sister Marilyn. She and her organization, Mercy Beyond Borders, embody what it means to welcome the stranger, to see the Divine in the displaced, and to walk beside those on the burning margins. She shares more about her journey and work in this interview. { read more }

Be The Change

For more inspiration, join this week’s Awakin Call with renowned immigration lawyer Sheela Murthy: Serving the Stranger. RSVP info and more details here. { more }

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