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Sister Mary Tomlinson

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Poem: Nature abounds

Oh praise to you, God beyond all mysteries. You breathed your life force into all.

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Prayer for Moms and Dads

Pour into us unimaginable love and ready us
to nurture the children You entrust to our care.

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Honoring all our work: a history of Labor Day

All work is honorable. Let us celebrate all who labor. Let us celebrate our rich history of “laboring” next Monday.

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A Sister of Providence mom reflects on Mother’s Day

I said yes in 1968 when I was pregnant with my son, Mark. I was 21 and totally unprepared to face what was to come. My feeling of love for Mark came in an instant when they put him in my arms. I never knew I had so much love.

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Sister Mary Tomlinson has been a Sister of Providence for more than 25 years. She currently ministers as a grant writer and consultant. Sister Mary works from a home base in the Chicago area where she lives near her son and his family, including her four young granddaughters.