Women – when strengthened can do so much. There are miracles I see in my mother’s life and my own and in the global world of women that bear testament to this.
When my mother was a child, she was the caretaker of the pigs. She had to feed them and fatten them up for the village and then let go. But she was destined to leave her village in Papua New Guinea for a very different future life journey, first to go to a mission school, and then to do nursing, and finally to move to Australia with her Australian husband and here have many occupations and three children. I didn’t grow up to be a caretaker of the pigs.
This is an historical miracle, in the sense that my dear parents chose not to see colour, background, experience as limiting their love for each other. They were…
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