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By |August 21st, 2019|

When to keep going       … and when to stop We sisters had good lessons in persistence and prudence late Monday afternoon, when a fierce thunderstorm passed through Travelers Rest. Lightning strike in Jakarta, June 2014 by Rachmat04 [...]


By |August 2nd, 2019|

There are many ways to describe the transitions in our lives. We may use metaphors and refer to opening doors or windows, crossing thresholds, climbing ladders or stairs, passing milestones, choosing paths or roads, undergoing metamorphosis, and even giving birth. [...]

One of the family

By |May 14th, 2019|

The statue of St. Francis by our front door Even people who don’t know much about St. Francis know that he had a special bond with animals and birds. They may not have heard of the wolf of [...]


By |March 14th, 2019|

Thank you for helping us make sunflowers bloom for Sr. Marie! Being a Christian means living in the tension between being and waiting. We strive to be fully present in each moment, and yet we earnestly wait for [...]

Sunflowers, for Sr. Marie

By |March 5th, 2019|

Petals for the sunflowers for Marie This week, as Lent begins, the sisters plan to decorate Sr. Marie’s room with some very special sunflowers. We are making them by hand, and they will be big, bright, and positioned [...]

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