September 8, 2017

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"The farthest star and the mud at our feet are a family; and there is no decency or sense in honoring one thing, or a few things, and then closing the list. The pine tree, the leopard, the river and ourselves — we are at risk together, or we are on our way to a sustainable world together. We are each other's destiny."

—Mary Oliver, quoted in "Allow hatred to be enfolded by love" by Dominican Sr. Margaret Galiardi

Catch up on the Horizons column, featuring reflections from younger sisters.