CatedralToday when I saw this picture of the little park outside the Cathedral of Matanzas my memory went back to a day when I went to a mass with my school and we were asked to bring a white flower for Our Lady. My mother had given me a beautiful gardenia to take with me. I remember the lovely scent and how I wished I could keep the flower for myself. By offering it to Our Lady more than fifty years later the beauty and scent of that gardenia still lingers in my thoughts and in my heart.

Gardenia“It is in giving that we receive….”