Waiting for the Echo transcends influences from Catholicism and my experience as a nun. Just as profound love has the transforming and healing power to integrate people as religious and sexual beings, this poetry integrates religion, spirituality, and sexuality. Perhaps going public with these very personal poems will touch other hearts in the universe - hearts that need to know they are not alone in their experience of all levels of love, loss, and life.
It became important for me to share this loving tribute to my creative feminine energy, and legacy to life, when the events of September 11, 2001 seemed to destroy the poetry of life for many of us. No one can destroy what is in our hearts. I share these poems from the fullness of my heart. May Waiting for the Echo help rebirth the poetry of our lives as spiritual beings learning to be human.