Content written by Alice
The Feast of the Epiphany: A revelation that Jesus is the Son of God
As I prepared to write this reflection for the Feast of the Epiphany, it became clear. I was awaiting an epiphany to guide my writing. I was certain I would see a sign. Surely I would know it when I saw it, wouldn’t I? I watched. I waited. I noticed a few nudges. A few…
October 30, 2022: Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Is there a scripture passage that has never made sense for you? One that continues to challenge you?
The Gift of Mother Theodore’s written legacy
We know Mother Theodore because she wrote. The storyteller in Mother Theodore shines clearly today as so many of us make use of what she left for us. We speak of Providence in our lives with the quiet confidence of children who learned at the feet of a loving parent.
October 23, 2022: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Think about a challenge in your life that has led you to consider two outcomes.
October 16, 2022: Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time
What quotation or phrase about faith speaks to you?
October 9, 2022: Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
‘This passage reminds me about the importance of gratitude’
October 2, 2022: Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
The beginning of autumn finds some of us putting summer clothing aside in favor of warmer items
Sunday, December 26, 2021: The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
‘Focus on the act of listening. Focus on what you are hearing.’
Sunday, December 19, 2021: Fourth Sunday of Advent
‘We all have good things happening in and around our daily lives.’
Sunday, December 12, 2021: Third Sunday of Advent
‘There is no line. God is not choosing some of us while discarding others.’
Walking a labyrinth: one Providence Associate’s experience
I think walking a labyrinth can be a prayer experience in the same way that anything we do with quiet reverence and intention is prayer. I find sitting in prayer very challenging. The helpful part of labyrinth as a prayer practice is that it is an embodied experience. The path allows me to bring my whole self.
Sunday, December 5, 2021: Second Sunday of Advent
Go as far back in memory as you are able to find a personal Advent story or experience
Providence Associate Alice Shelton lives in Indianapolis with her husband John. She is a graduate of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and enjoys her work as director of business services at Marian University.