They probably had no idea that they’d given me a great gift – kindness and patience at the end of a rough day. It eased my edginess and put me in a far better mood. It’s those little things that mean oh-so much.
St. Patrick’s life is quite remarkable, and his circumstances make me think about today’s growing problem of human trafficking. He himself was a victim of this nightmare that has destroyed – and keeps destroying – the lives of defenseless women and men, most of whom are very young.