My mother, my daughter, life-giving Eve,
Do not be ashamed, do not grieve.
The former things have passed away,
Our God has brought us to a New Day.
See, I am with Child,
Through whom all will be reconciled.
O Eve! My sister, my friend,
We will rejoice together
Life without end.”
Sr. Columba Guare © 2005 Sisters of the Mississippi Abbey
Crayon & pencil drawing by Sr. Grace Remington, OCSO. © 2005, Sisters of the Mississippi Abbey