106 • pearls around the neck
And so it is
Thus one day….
The joy to be a woman, to be Mary, mother of God.
Author: Catherine Beeckman, 2010.
The author lived all her childhood in the Congo.
English translation: Catherine Beeckman, Susan Surrat
Illustration: Catherine Beeckman
As a sign of gratitude to Kim and her husband who dedicate years of their lives to the victims of rape in the Congo.
In honor of Doctor Denis Mukwege, a humanitarian activist and a gynecologist who stands up against violence directed towards women.