Covenant Sisters

July 21,2009
Talia's Blog
Talia Rivera( )

Talia Rivera is a 33-year-old mother of two. As Executive Director of Villages without Walls, she works with high-risk gang members in Boston. [Read more]

She reminded me of a hippie from the sixties, arrived in the early 1990s. When I was wearing blue jean shorts with Timberland boots and no socks, she wore plaid bell bottom pants and platform shoes. How do opposites as obvious as us become alike? We were like little girls, best friends forever, pressing our bleeding fingers together to become blood sisters – covenant sisters. Relationships, friendships, and marriages are contracted in good faith pending the clause where neither of you agree. We don’t agree anymore, both parties are injured; no one feels liable for upholding our friendship. The question is: Who is the breaching party?
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