I was in Baguio market last year.I saw something that really
A group of peasant vendors laid their vegetables for sale
(maybe grown from their backyard) on a banig right on the
street. Maybe they could not afford a market stall.A man
in a t-shirt uniform came around and started sweeping the
muddy gutter off the sidewalk....and continuously swept
the dirt right into the faces of the vendors and the vegetables.The
vendors just cowered and covered their faces, but he didn’t
care. As the man bent down, I saw a gun sticking out from
his back pocket.
This scene burned into my consciousness what is happening
in the country - the strong intimidating, stepping on the
weak and the poor, with no regard for their dignity.
I told this story to a group of Carmelite sisters, and they
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