June 16, 2016
By Joan Brown
It is that time of year again. I gratefully and quietly pick the sour pie-cherries from our trees. There is much time for reflection as I join with the rhythmic plucking of these small rosy treasures watered by snow melt and water from the Rio Grande and nurtured by the New Mexico sun.
Two years ago I wrote about cherry picking for Global Sisters Report. Last year at this time I wrote about the unveiling of the long awaited encyclical Laudato Si’. This year, after a U.N. Climate Agreement in Paris in December 2015 and Laudato Si’ and another record warm spring, I find myself in a place of somber reality. Read more