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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

When I’m rich: Providence dreams in the Desert

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 2:12 am by

A few days ago, Leticia, one of Sister Loretta’s students here at Providence in the Desert, said to Sister Loretta, “When I’m rich, I want to have a car like yours.” Continue reading

A time to reflect on internship

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 3:35 am by

I have experienced all four seasons more intimately than ever before. The wonderful smell of freshly dug soil in spring. The cleansing feeling of summer rain pouring down on me and washing away the sweat and heat of the day. The beauty of watching the colorful dance between the autumn breeze and the woods that surround the farmland. Even the unsympathetic gazes from the alpacas as the brutal cold and wind of winter leave me frozen while leaving them unmoved. Alas, my beard has proven to be a disappointing substitute for alpaca fiber. Continue reading

International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2015 at 5:30 am by

May It Be So! Continue reading

Life lessons from Ebony

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 5:30 am by

‘Leave this world a better place for our having been in it’ Continue reading

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