Author Archives: eslkevin

About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.

John B. told us what must be done


John said: “Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same.” Luke 3:11 It’s more than a gesture of charity:  It is an act of repentance, of … Continue reading

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No American Dream without our Dreamer Friends and Family!!!


Dear Kevin, I feel tremendous awe and gratitude for the power of our members, Presentistas, like you. This week alone, together, we’ve participated in more than 30 #OurDream sit-ins throughout the country calling for a clean Dream Act.1 We’ve helped push over … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Invisible! Be Indivisible!!!


Dear Indivisibles, We’re in the final stretch of 2017 and Congress has a lot of work to do (that means we do too!). Though they have just two main items — getting the tax scam to Trump’s desk and passing … Continue reading

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So, what does home for the holidays mean to you?


So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. Luke 2:4 Like Joseph, we all have a heritage–we all … Continue reading

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“No! You can’t be a lawyer.  No! You can’t be a doctor.  You will never be anything.”


I Rise – The Time is Now “No! You can’t be a lawyer.  No! You can’t be a doctor.  You will never be anything.” Each day girls in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan are told “no.”  Each day they are determined … Continue reading

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Another Victory in Brazil for the Amazon and its People!


In a powerful victory for indigenous rights in Brazil last week, the Toronto-based company Belo Sun Mining had its license to drill revoked by a federal court, dealing a significant setback to its efforts to gouge a mega-mine into the … Continue reading

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More on “The God of Intimacy and Action” 


And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the … Continue reading

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Monstrous Men Must Be Outed


Tomgram: Ann Jones, Out With Monstrous Men Sometimes I wonder what school I went to. I mean, I know perfectly well. I attended a place I never wanted to go: Yale.  But when I was 17 years old, my parents … Continue reading

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Hanukkah: Martin Luther King Jr. said “[D]arkness cannot drive out darkness. Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.


Dear Kevin, The last 10 months have been a dark time for America’s reputation as a safe haven for refugees. As we approach Hanukkah, the festival of lights, I keep repeating the words of Martin Luther King Jr., who said … Continue reading

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Was sind “Frostbeulen”?


ALLTAGSDEUTSCH – PODCAST Unser Kälteempfinden Alle Menschen frieren, egal in welchem Erdteil sie leben. Gänsehaut und klappernde Zähne sind sicht- und hörbarer Ausdruck, wenn jemand vor Kälte zittert. Die Umgangssprache hat für Frierende ein Wort: Frostbeulen. Unser Kälteempfinden SPRACHBAR Zimt … Continue reading

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