ADVENT REFLECTION: A Voice Cries Out In The Desert (Isaiah 40:3) -- Abuses and disappearance on the U.S.-Mexico border.
By John Heid
The Biblical terrain of Advent is the desert. It's pristine austerity beckons reflection. The prophetic cries, spoken of by Isaiah, were ones of hope against all odds. These cries echo today in the voices of our sisters and brothers in the Sonoran desert in their anguish and radical hope.