A Living Film

A Living Film

From October 8, 2020 The two close friends who really know me know how much I dreaded doing the Zoom “lecture” sponsored by the Trappist monastery in South Carolina. I deeply regretted agreeing to do it. I was exhausted and spent all day Monday fretting over it, trying to imagine how I could just sit alone in front of my…

A Flashback

A Flashback

From October 4, 2020 I arrived in Florida more exhausted than usual. During the three weeks I spent in Haiti, I often found I was pushing myself through each day. The mounting problems, the constant threat of violence, the tumbling economy, our credit card debt worked together to press me down.

The Pain of Separation

The Pain of Separation

From October 1, 2020 Some months ago, when I truly felt Santa Chiara was not going to survive because of our deep credit card debt, decreased donations in 2020, and the rising prices of virtually everything in Haiti, not to mention the increase in violence, I began exploring the possibility of moving to ten to twenty of our kids to…