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When love is not an either/or proposition


Next door neighbor.

Around the corner neighbor.

Church neighbor.

Grocery store clerk neighbor.

Construction worker neighbor.

Homeless neighbor.

Gainfully employed neighbor.

Beautiful neighbor.

Uncomfortable neighbor.

Incarcerated neighbor.

Non-English speaking neighbor.


I woke this morning with a mind overflowing with words to write.

Full-time writing is not my calling.   I only write publicly when I am filled to the brim with thoughts and words that I must share.

My calling prods me to talk about a few of my neighbors.   The work here in Honduras requires an open discussion of neighbor.

In the talking and discussing together about neighbors, many on US soil declare, "People are starving in the US, people are poor in the US... we must take care of our own before we take care of others.  I cannot help you take care of Hondurans."

I understand this mindset, I really do.    This mindset was mine many, many years ago when I only held hands with my closest nei…

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