"And so the journey continues, sometimes uphill, sometime on smooth terrain. Rocks and thorns will be part of any journey, but I have a deep belief that the Almighty will never let me down."
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"Christ, after all, wasn't resurrected into a perfect world. He returned to the same place and people who had crucified him days before. The world hadn't changed; the life he lived in it did -- and that, mixed with the promise of faith fulfilled, made all the difference."
"It took me 40 years to wake up. Looking back, I see why it took me so long. I was in a double bubble: first, the class bubble (middle-upper), and second, the cloistered bubble (away-from-society nun)."
"If we were all more hospitable, if we really welcomed the stranger, we'd have a different view of the needs of refugees today."
"Bursting with joy, life reminds us there is a future full of hope if we believe."
"Self-sustainability is a tough and challenging affair, but venturing into greenhouse farming is one way to ensure we have food and money."
"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."
"After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, approached, rolled back the stone, and sat upon it."
"The Stations reassure me. If Jesus himself fell not once, not twice, but three times under his great and terrible burden, I don't think we should beat ourselves up too much when we crumble at times under ours."
"I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do."
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