So what does this baseball and national ritual talk have to do with the current immigration debate in the United States? Concisely, I am intrigued that a New York born, Puerto Rican is told to go back to Mexico in response to his performance of God Bless America.
The worst thing we take with us into the New Year is resentment against another. Forgiveness is not something we owe to each other. It is an act of worship to God.
Christ had to make difficult decisions about how he would spend his limited time on earth. His example has a lot to teach us.