Nancy Watenga, from Kenya, is a sister living in the world as a consecrated woman for the Diocese of Nakuru. Formerly with the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Nigeria, she studied education at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and has been a high school deputy head for five years and a college head for seven years. Recently, she began mentoring high school and college students. Currently, she lives in Nakuru in Rift valley, Kenya, where she and eight other sisters are seeking to form an association.
We humans seem to have come to abhor silence, moving from radio, to television, to phone, then emails, and Whatsapp, Twitter and Messenger. Quite a busy world! But who has time to listen to the interior man/woman now?
Pride is a sin that blurs our vision so we can't see clearly what lies in the word of God and in all the teachings meant to keep us growing in our personal relationship with our Father and Creator.
I have been pondering the following four areas that require radical change in the world if my generation wants to be able to quietly and in a fulfilling manner say a quality "good bye."
I ask each religious sister: Are you a miracle yourself? Do you feel so from within? I would define a miracle as an extraordinary occurrence that cannot be explained by science, and therefore is attributed to God.