“12 Years a Slave” stirred up rage, and Nelson Mandela’s death stirred up old memories. And old memories form chains that can only be removed by affirming a love for those who regard us as their enemy. It only comes when we refuse to use power for personal gain.
Think you know Sister Mary Benedict and Fraulein Maria? Think again – that’s what I’ve been doing, after reading Maureen Sabine’s recent book, “Veiled Desires.”