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Thursday after Ash Wednesday

A SAN ANTONIO WINTER POEM 2021


by Lourdes Wiggens,

US Staff cheerleader, and

Executive Assistant to Sr. Tere Maya, Congregational Leader


It’s winter in San Antonio, And the gentle breezes blow, 15 miles an hour, at 10 below. The snowflakes sail gently Down from the misty eye of the Lone Star sky, And fall lightly upon the city I love. I take a breath of winter air And my nose is frozen shut. Snowflakes freeze my toes As I make passing foot prints in the snow. Yes, this cold weather is passing through, Providing a moment of silence and thought. I shall smile and be grateful, while I stop to pause… Pause before judging Pause before assuming Pause before accusing Pausing to make space for my thoughts and prayer.



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