Reflections on racism

Recently I read an article on “white privilege” which is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as the “inherent advantages possessed by a white person on the basis of their race in a society characterized by racial inequality and injustice.”  As I read the article, several memories darted through my mind like sparks. My friend Dominga, whose family migrated from Texas to Michigan to pick crops, told me of "colored water.” Her parents told her that she could drink from that water and not the other, both were…

Continue Reading Reflections on racism

If you love Aquatria

*31 Sisters of the Sacred Heart live in the Aquatria residence If you love Aquatria Wash your hands If you love Aquatria Wash your hands If you love Aquatria Wash your hands and tomorrow We will once again shake hands. If you love Aquatria Out you must not go If you love Aquatria Out you must not go If you love Aquatria Don't go outside and you will see Together we will find a way out. If you love Aquatria Don't stick together If you love Aquatria…

Continue Reading If you love Aquatria

“My Psalm 117”

Give thanks to the Lord for he is good, His faithful love endures forever. Let those who fear the Lord say, Let all the inhabitants of the earth say, Let the community of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus say, His faithful love endures forever. I have been shaken up in my routines, Disoriented as to what to do, Confined to my apartment. But I don't let myself be discouraged, The Lord is at my side. His faithful love endures forever. I go to the…

Continue Reading “My Psalm 117”

Dare to hope!

Springtime has arrived, full of sunshine… everyone confined to their own home, we are all living the same reality on the level of Humanity! I am borrowing this prose from an unknown author. It was in the month of March 2020! The streets were empty, stores were closed and no one could go out anymore. But spring didn't know, and the flowers started to blossom, the sun shone, the birds sang, the swallows were soon to arrive, the sky was blue, and morning came early. It was…

Continue Reading Dare to hope!

End of content

No more pages to load