... that I was born into the Catholic faith.
.... that I still have my parents, brothers and sisters.
.... that I was given a second family.
.... that I was called to Carmel, with all its treasures and traditions.
... that I was called to be a consecrated Religious in perpetual vows.
... that I was given the health to serve according to my talents and abilities.
... that I have this country, land of the free, home of the brave. Home of the Yankees!
... that I was born into a good and stable family.
... that I had a normal, happy childhood.
... that I have few but treasured friends.
... that I live in the age of the internet!