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I am waking up this morning back in my house in Oxford, MS, where I attend The University of Mississippi. My experiences in Austin seem like another world compared to my life here; this only increases my desire to continue to teach others about the complex issues behind immigration and homelessness in our nation. I [...]

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Pray for us

After reading a few of the articles offered to the pilgrims and watching the documentary “The Garden”, I am particularly stuck by the ways in which we all have unconsciously handed over the very substance of our survival. We cannot live more than a few weeks without food or more than about 3 days without [...]

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First Impressions

Mitch here in Oxnard. It’s been a wonderful first evening of our pilgrimage. We’re staying in a modest farm house on a 5-acre organic farm outside of the city, and we are sharing the house with a group of EYP Interns from the LA area who are here finishing up a day of retreat from [...]

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Reflections before meeting the group

Years ago I heard a saying from a European ad campaign: “Don’t throw anything away. There is no away.” The words were colorful and shaped entirely out of garbage. For some reason, that stuck with me more than any phrase about my place in the world ever has before.  Everything I own and everything that [...]

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Blessed Hope in Texas

Lori Mills-Curran again.  We are here in Austin, TX visiting a variety of centers of ministry to learn about immigration and homelessness. This last Sunday, we went to church in Manor, TX – a new church plant: St. Mary Magdalene. The publicity for the church said it was emerging and multicultural, and I wondered what [...]

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Hi everyone! I’m Michelle from Portland, Oregon.  I’ll be one of your network administrators/blog editors etc. during your pilgrimage.  I served last year as chaplain to the NYC homelessness pilgrimage and am excited to see some of last year’s pilgrims working on this year’s programs!  I hope the trend continues.  I also joined Jessie Smith [...]

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My name is Awbrey Allen Collins. No nick names but I am picky upon how my name is spelled because most of the time it is mispelled with a “u”. Im currently an English major but am planning to switch to Criminal Justice because I have aspirations of becoming a State Trooper. I like to work [...]

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Hello y’all!

Reposting this from my first attempt as posting it as a comment…anyways, it here goes- My name is Mariel Parman, and I’m a junior psychology major/Spanish minor at The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). I’m originally from Ridgeland, MS. I would like to pursue an master’s in public health, specifically health education/behavior. I love to [...]

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