November 2014

Thanksgiving 2014 – A time of reflection

November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Day, or in Spanish Día de Acción de Gracias, in the USA is a time for many to enjoy family, friends, food and football. There are many versions of what is called a Thanksgiving Dinner due to the changing face of the American culture. The first feast that took place in Plymouth, Massachusetts in […]

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God’s Kingdom is made up of ones like this

November 22, 2014

Recently in a phone conversation with some friends of SOR Mission I was told that their son recently told them that he wanted to take some of his Christmas money and buy a basket of food for the poor for our Click for St. Nick program that we run each year.  As I was told […]

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Poco a poco se come el coco

November 19, 2014

When I came to Central America many years ago I heard this expression many times during my language learning phase. In English it means, “Little by little the coconut gets eaten”.   You might wonder what does that have to do with anything of any importance today.  What importance does this play in the life of […]

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Would you eat monkey out of necessity?

November 3, 2014

                             Eating Monkey out of Necessity?  Would you? (11-3-2014) The boys along with their mother lived near San Ramon in the mountains and were often times hungry and even had to eat monkey to survive. Child Protective Services (CPS), through a neighbor, found out that their mother was practicing witchcraft and was constantly leaving the […]

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All Saints Day ~ El Día de Los Muertos

November 1, 2014

Manana vamos a celebrar el día acá que se llamo El día de los Muertos. Este día es especial en el calendario religioso y cultural en Costa Rica y el resto de Centroamerica. El día es celebrado en visitar el cementerio de los familiares que han fallecidos y allí comer algo, decorar el lugar y […]

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