Monthly Archives: February 2017

To Be So Loved ~ #21

‘Permission to come aboard, Captain, Sir.’ I paused at the end of gangplank awaiting his response. ‘Granted. Welcome aboard, Sister.’ The Captain nodded. ‘The CMO, Chief Medical Officer, will be up to speak with all of you in a few … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #20

It was a heavy rain that slanted horizontally in a driving wind. Real storms complete with thunder, lightening, and tornado warnings are virtually unheard of here. In fact, I don’t believe I’ve heard a single siren, or seen a single … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #19

‘When all the world is lost – look up.’ I heard a man’s voice beside me. ‘Nuthin’ to look up to.’ I muttered, kicking at the tide’s wake as I sat on the beach. It was Christmas day, and there … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #18

Miss Katleen is a true saint. She was so gracious to me, taking me into her home, her family. Her home was far more primitive than the apartment or even the hospital. I didn’t care. I’d lived in worse in … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #17

Oh, how could things be any worse than this day! Mother Superior held my hand as we spoke to the Priest, and later to the Bishop. The conclusion they had made condemned me as the very being of Judas Iscariot, … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #16

The closer I became to becoming a full fledged Nun, the more disquieted my soul became. The more I poured over the scriptures in my few off-hours, the more I questioned the practices of the church. I began to weigh … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~#15

I began to take on the prayerful habits of Mother Superior, waking well before dawn for prayers. I found a solace and reprieve in kneeling before God while the world was still silent. It was something my big brother had … Continue reading

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