Before leaving for the holiday, I stopped by Judson memorial.
Reverend Micah Bucey had just gotten back to town,
arriving a few hours prior from Tijuana,
where he was volunteering with the New Sanctuary Coalition's efforts
to provide material support for the caravan.
3,500 people were living in tent cities looking for asylum.
The US was moving applications for 25 people per day.
Jesus a migrant.
Freedom of bodies
and movement is
our right as right as humans.
We'd been walking the village all weekend,
looking for books,
making plans for the holidays.
And our president was shutting down the government over funding for the wall.
The Judson bulletin included the now famous lines:
"Those who build walls are their own prisoners.”
She goes on:
So, I thank you so much for the warm hospitality that you have shown my work because it is really yours, and you have allowed me to affix my signature to the bottom of the page."