She is the reflection of the Love that never fails. The mirror
wherein I can contemplate the expanse of God's desire for mankind,
for each person, for me. She is my staff on the long pilgrimage
Clare of Assisi knew Christ was calling her to solitude; she knew he
was calling her to sisterhood. These are not contradictories. Rather
they are the two indispensable doorposts leading into the mystery
that is the raison d'etre of all solitude and sisterhood: the living
and true God is a Father, our Father.