To all of you who helped out Sophia Press with my previous post, thank you. Here is their most recent email. - Patrice
"It was after midnight when I read them," said Susan. "Brian had abandoned us soon after Joan was born. We never saw him again. For months I'd been living on black coffee, cheap cigarettes, loads of valium, and little sleep.
"The drama of the soul's choice," Susan said. "Those six words stopped me cold.
"Where was I? Cornered, gaunt, desperate, suicidal -- a prodigal daughter
"The drama of the soul's choice. Those words made sense
After fifteen years of exemplary life as a Catholic wife and
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I know about this, because, about a year after those six words
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At the Pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem in Jesus' time, the ill and infirm
With six words from a book, Susan's soul was stirred -- perhaps by an angel,
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