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On the Eve of My Conversion

By: Anjanette Barr

On the eve of my conversion
I could not have foreseen
the depths and heights.

Conversion of the heart,
death and rebirth, a beginning.
From darkness to light.

Then, “The Holy Spirit brought you here.”
Home. At protest’s end.
But not where I thought I’d be.

Now a third conversion – slow, like yours.
So many steps of a pilgrimage
toward eternity.

Anjanette Barr is a parishioner at St. Paul the Apostle in Juneau, Alaska. She and her family joined the Catholic Church at Easter Vigil, 2018. Anjanette can be reached at http://www.anjanettebarr.com