I TOO was brought up by the Nazareth House nuns, not at Wynnum, but in England.
They were very cruel days, yet I believe it was the way it was in those days. They knew no better, but they’ve learnt from their mistakes.
My life with the nuns began from the age of four and I stayed with them until I was 15. It may have been rough and, at times, sad. They used to cane us a lot, but I find it hard to believe that they would do the cruel things mentioned by a lady on radio, whose comments were repeated on television news.
No amount of cash is ever going to make it better, for we need to get rid of all the anger inside us by asking the Lord to forgive. That is what must be done – forgive, forgive, forgive. Otherwise the devil is going to try and bring us down, because he does not want us to be healed and get on with our lives. We must pray to Jesus to forgive the nuns, not to condemn them.
You must realise that after 40 years, and in some cases 50, that these unfortunate sisters have passed already from this life to face their maker, who is God.
Please, if you go on through life with so much anger in you, it is not good. I understand your pain, for yes, at times, because of the treatment I received, I also felt anger for some years, but I was able to forgive by talking to Jesus.
We have to love one another in this life, by praising and thanking God for it is only then that we can help others by learning from the mistakes we make. You are only making yourselves ill through so much anger and hatred inside you. Seek the Lord and pray for justice, for by condemning them you are condemning yourselves to a life of bitterness. Life is too short for this and the only one who is happy is Satan who is doing this to you.
We must pray, pray, pray and call on the holy name of Jesus. Then you will find peace in your hearts and minds and begin to feel better.
May God in his goodness, bless you, and may he shine his ever loving light upon you.
Jesus says, ‘Love one another, as I have loved you.’
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