Women are the ropes that hold communities together. They've spun the thread, weaved the cloth, and transformed it into something unbreakable. That's what a woman is. She is the background, the foreground and the connector. We women work together, we work against each other, and we work on behalf of one another. But all day long, we are working for something.
It reminded us to never take a civilisation for granted, and never make assumptions about their capabilities. Because the Guarani of the Jesuit Missions proves all of it wrong.
Hot tears started brimming in my eyes. My chin started quivering. This was all my fault. I had misunderstood the Spanish, and got it wrong. Men were shouting at each other, and people were looking at us.