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So far SrSharon has created 11 blog entries.

Dancing with God, Part 1

By |2019-10-18T14:54:58+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Shall We Dance? I attended my first dance at age thirteen.  It was called a “Sock Hop”—an informal dance with a rather unusual name. The dance was held at the school's [...]


By |2019-10-18T14:56:44+00:00October 4th, 2018|

Everything in creation has a rhythmic ebb and flow.  Oceans slow dance with earth, moon and sun, creating the tides.  Heart muscles relax to fill and contract and surge life [...]

Not Ashamed

By |2019-10-18T14:57:51+00:00September 11th, 2018|

St. Francis said, “Preach the Gospel at all times, and if necessary, use words.” St. Paul said, “...and how can they believe in Christ if they have never heard about [...]

“Good Labor”

By |2019-10-18T14:59:33+00:00September 3rd, 2018|

When I think of labor I remember the times when we all worked as a family.  On a crisp fall Saturday, every member of the family pitched in to rake [...]

“Catch-Up Week”

By |2019-10-18T15:00:45+00:00March 8th, 2018|

It is “catch-up week" at the monastery; a time to address unfinished projects, do major cleaning and clear out unnecessary stuff. Each day after Eucharist, sisters “dress down” in work [...]

“Beauty Waits”

By |2019-10-18T15:02:01+00:00March 3rd, 2018|

There is nothing more exciting than the moment before a flower blooms. The amaryllis in our Chapel is on the edge of its dawning day. It is almost, but not [...]

“Five More”

By |2019-10-18T15:03:12+00:00March 1st, 2018|

Naomi stayed home One day at dinner, a sister spotted two guinea hens foraging under the birdfeeder.  Eager to individualize them I asked, “What shall their names be?” [...]

“Paper Bush”

By |2019-10-18T15:04:19+00:00February 28th, 2018|

In the past year, three new friends have settled into our courtyard garden. They are sisters of a sort and their collective name is “oriental paper bush” or “Edgeworthia chrysantha.”  [...]

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