A beautiful testimony about the struggles of immigration and the Messianic way of life. Being a second generation American Jew and affected by the stigma of inter-marriage I can appreciate Pete’s testimony here very much.
Just yesterday afternoon, the second day of school, I was introduced to this young immigrant from Guatemala who speaks not a word of English! Apparently, the previous day he had accidentally gotten on the wrong bus and had no clue how to communicate anything, never-mind his new address, etc to the new bus driver. After he wound up at the bus office with frantic parents and school officials trying to sort the situation, you can imagine why yesterday the whole family was standing in front of the house, visibly relieved, when I dropped him off at the right place and time. Smiles, waving and the littlest children leaping for joy. Wilfredo was home!!!
I was an immigrant once. Growing up as the eldest son of missionaries in the jungles…
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