If you’ve ever tried to adopt minimalism on any scale, you know how difficult it can be. We develop strong attachments to the objects we own. But when we have to make the tough decision to let them go, there are a few ways to make the process easier.
That may sound like a harsh or exaggerated statement, but it really isn’t. Christians don’t just ignore environmental action, they put effort into vehemently opposing it.
“Christians” is a broad generalization here. I’m referring more specifically to American, conservative, Republican Evangelical Christians. But they do have a loud voice in both American and global faith and often shape what “mainstream” Christianity is.
The Sanchez family is from a Central American country that’s overrun by drug cartels. A drug gang had taken over the village where the Sanchez family lived. Rafael, the husband and father of the family, refused to work for the gang. He received threats and was beaten. He feared his family might be tortured or killed.
So he made the decision to take his eldest son Alberto and make the dangerous journey to the US.
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