Staying Home for Good
It’s treacherous to live in Honduras, migrating can be deadly, so care is vital for all who remain in this Central American country
I had spent time in Honduras as part of my Jesuit formation, and I loved the people, but…live with them? Of course, I started looking for loopholes! Long story short, as soon as I was eligible to retire from my much-loved work as a high school teacher, I moved here. That was in June 2003. I’ve lived here ever since.
Poverty and Disasters:
From Home to More Danger
What is poverty? Most would define it with a series of negatives: no money, no means, no ends, no roof, no health, no education, no standing, no possibilities, no luck, no way out. It’s tough to try to define it without using a negative. Maybe like this: poverty is the shared experience of our common humanity. In Honduras, the poorer folks are, the more likely they are to share what they do have, especially themselves.
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