In Horizons, younger sisters reflect on their lives, ministries, spirituality and the future of religious life.

Far from fleeting: Finding in darkness

Horizons - My heart's interest was piqued by the description of the time of Diwali as a celebration of light overcoming darkness, good triumphing over evil, and knowledge usurping ignorance. And now as this new year begins, I can't help but again envision that darkness and light, forces tenderly and tenuously balanced at this time of year: a darkness never dark enough to overtake the light, but also a light that is beyond our knowing.