15 10, 2016

I Felt Like I Could Touch the Stars

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I Felt Like I Could Touch the Stars Ilamatlán, a name that would strike dread into my heart. I’ll never forget the first time we visited this village. Six missionaries and another 4 indian guides left the house that morning around 4, drove for almost 2 hours before parking our trucks at the [...]

6 10, 2016

Dad, Stop!

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Dad, Stop! “Dad, STOP!” These were the words I remembered the most between the ages of five and fifteen. I remember asking, no, screaming with tears welling in my eyes “Dad, stop! Please stop!” But the beating would continue on, as my mom fought to protect herself from his harsh slaps and pounding kicks to her [...]