Christianity stops at the Border

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Born in poverty, raised with hunger, we listened and learned.

God only helps the ones who help themselves they said, and it made sense to us.

We knew what we had to do, we packed our things and left.

We marched thousands of miles toward a better future.

A future with work and a paycheck and food for our families.

We believed and marched on day and night.

Hours, days, weeks passed by but we didn’t mind, we were determined.

Hoping, praying, believing in a better future.

Finally, we arrived, tired and starving at the land we wanted to call home.

After they had spent Sunday in church praying, on Monday they turned us away.

Barbed wires blocked us, guns were pointed at us.

You are not welcome here, we have nothing to share they said and we cried.

Christianity stops at the border. Does God know?

 

 

 

9 thoughts on “Christianity stops at the Border

  1. Let’s not confuse religion with politics. l don’t know what country you were referring to (USA), but Christianity begins in the heart. It is a relationship with God one-on-one. Unfortunately there are many who claim to follow Christ but whose actions tell otherwise. Our leaders (and many of the world’s leaders) are not Christians by faith, they are liars. They covet power and money. They worship power and money. Please do not blame God, Jesus, and His followers for the evil deeds of the leaders.

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    • I don’t believe in a god or gods. I just watch how they are used by human beings in any form or way. It’s like watching people believing in Santa Claus. It’s very amusing, even frightening when they block out all logical thinking.

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      • I respect your position. l grew up going to church, so God has always been somewhere in my life. I tried in the past to rely on science to explain things for me but there are some things that I have experienced spiritually that our science can’t even begin to explain. There is no logical explanation for the spirit world. Not yet, anyway. 🙂 Have a super day ladybug. 🙂

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  2. I’m a Christian and I’m horribly disturbed. I don’t know what has become of Christian commitment to social justice. Believe me, I have a lot to say on the subject, but I’ll spare you. LOL! Thank you for using your space so powerfully.

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