And here I am in 2019 preparing myself for my twentieth Novena of Grace with the theme God Walking With Us. .. God always walks with us no matter where we find ourselves in life. As I prepare for the opening day March 12th, I am open. I am not sure how I will be transformed but I do know that like in the previous years, God and the Ignatian community will walk with me for nine days.
In her speech at the Golden Globes, Oprah declared, “Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” But those truths can sometimes be lost on us if we don’t listen to them in a light most favorable to the people who tell them. That’s how we learn; that’s how we grow; that’s how we begin to address the injustices that face us daily.