Little child, brave warrior

In the mail box today was a hand written letter from a woman in Canada who is imprisoned for peacefully protesting abortion. I wrote her and enclosed a drawing by DD1. In her return letter, written in a prison cell, she quoted St. Thérèse of Lisieux:


“Je veux t’aimer comme un petit enfant.

Je veux lutter comme un guerrier vaillant.”

(Poesies 184)

“I want to love you like a little child.

I want to fight like a brave warrior.”

[Poetry 165, St. Thérèse of Lisieux]


That sums it up.


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