Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Young Woman/Old Woman
Living water, life-giving water, all flows to us from the Heart of Jesus. We are so blessed. I have been thanking for the many graces received here at Oakwood and think that it has been quite an experience to live with so many saints.
I want to share a poem by Sister Carol Bialock:
Conversation: Young Woman/Old Woman
She said she swims in God
"It's like swimming
I held my tongue.
I wanted to tell her about floundering,
about arid autumns, and all the waterless ways.
But you cannot tell a summer swimmer
about December ice;
nor how, in the spring of her elder years
the pool where she swam in her youth
will be all the world's oceans wide.