From the Catholic Spirit:
COVID-19 poses a serious threat to Sister Liz Kerwin, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet and retired spiritual director. At 87 and with an underlying condition — chronic lymphocytic leukemia — she’s well aware of her risk.
“I know this could end my life,” said Sister Liz, who lives at the Carondelet Village retirement home in St. Paul. “But I’m trying to focus more on the people around me. Since we only have today, I try to live as fully, lovingly, meaningfully and gratefully as I can. Love drives out fear, and I think gratitude does, too. In the morning, I say, ‘Lord, thank you for another day.’ And whatever it brings, I try to live with that.”
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July 14th, 2020