For the last two years in July I have been blessed to travel to the Solomon Islands. This July I felt a great longing to be back with the Dominican Sisters and the community from the little island of Wagina, which I have come to know and love.
On Sunday May 24, a group of people gathered in their gardens to pray and reflect on the 5th anniversary of Laudato si. Sophia and Matthew Lamont (parishioners of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Tighes Hill Church) joined the group. At the conclusion of the Zoom Matthew emailed through an image of an artwork that he had recently completed and gifted to a Quaker Elder.
With the celebrations of Mother’s Day last month and also frequently hearing the exasperation of many parents in “Lockdown” struggling to cope, I’ve been thinking back to the chaotic years of raising small children.