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Donation allows for trip to UN meetings

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Sister Beth Wright reflects on UN Commission on the Status of Women Continue reading

Life is Happening!

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:41 am by

So the Woods has been making the news a lot lately. What’s got the people buzzing? Continue reading

I unite with all my sisters and all who share the charism of Providence …

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:17 am by

These are the women who taught me how to be who I am without apologizing, to be faithful to the Gospel even when it means being at odds with hierarchy, and to seek out peace in all things. I have learned so much about being a woman, a Christian, a Catholic, an environmental steward, and generally being a human from these people. Continue reading

To know better is to do better

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 3:30 am by

Many years ago while watching Maya Angelou speak as a guest on the Oprah Show I heard Maya say, “When you know better, you do better.”
I don’t know if she’s the first person who ever said that, but I’ve carried that comment with me ever since. Of course, it can be a struggle to do better even though you know better. But just knowing better is the first step.
I relate it to environmental issues a lot. If you don’t know something is bad for the environment, then you can’t do anything to change it. Continue reading

Palm Sunday

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 1:17 pm by

My question to Jean Brown, our administrative assistant: “If you had to write a reflection on Palm Sunday, what would you write?” Her instant response: “I’d start with the palms.” My response to her: “ Why palms?” Jean’s reply set  Continue Reading »

Sisters of Providence collaborating with peace-building in South Sudan

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Sisters join 118 congregations providing assistance to war-torn country Continue reading

Yes, I said “pooh paper!”

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 6:27 am by

Linden Leaf Gifts just received a shipment of Mr. Ellie Pooh paper products, including journals, sketch books, photo frames and colorful boxed stationery. The papers are made of 50% fiber from elephant dung and 50% post-consumer paper. It goes without saying that these products are 100% recycled! Continue reading

Let the winter go: a prayer ritual

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 2:59 am by

Depart from our lives, deadening spirit of winter.
Response: Go, winter, go!

Be gone, all ice, sleet, and cold in our personal lives: snide remarks, judgmental statements, cruel jokes, nasty gossip, untruthful comments, fear, anger, jealousy.
Response: Go, winter, go!

Be gone, times of loneliness and harshness.
Response: Go, winter, go! Continue reading

What hangs above your bed?

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 1:01 am by

Have you ever wondered what Mother Theodore hung over her bed? Sister Jan Craven reflects on items that we hold dear to us…and why we should keep them stored in our bedroom. Continue reading

A call to discernment

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Tracey Horan on life as a postulant Continue reading

Living as a young nun

Posted on March 13, 2015 at 5:30 am by

Sister Anji Fan reflects on her discernment Continue reading

Meet Ryan Sheehy!

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 6:32 am by

Meet Ryan Sheehy! The new manager of Linden Leaf Gifts! Continue reading

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