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Topic: earth

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“A long time after the sun had disappeared the moon succeeded it, and it knew a more somber clarity; we were still there to admire the Works of Creation and to make the most serious reflections on what we beheld and on our present position.”

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“The weather was magnificent. It seemed that heaven united with earth to add beauty to the feast. Never had I seen our solitude so charming.”

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“How truly is this part of the globe named the New World. Animals of every kind are the quiet possession of the woods; and here also are the hummingbird and a multitude of other birds.”

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“What will heaven be if our poor Earth is at times so beautiful?”

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“If you could have trees planted around the edge of your lot, I think it would be well.”

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“Have you sometimes thought, my dear sisters, that you are called to do on Earth what our Lord [Jesus] did? He instructed and you instruct.”

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Advent Poem

ADVENT journey down through the centuries of people seeking God to become flesh in their lives journey of people in high places journey of the lowly and the simple journey of Mary and Joseph journey of the wise ones journey of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin journey of people we have known and loved family members,…

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God of Surprises

Did you know that God has a playful side? If not why would God have created vast galaxies — miniscule cells, prickly bushes — lamb’s ear plants …

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Dandelion Prayer

Unwelcomed Save by children, Dandelion, I declare you Patron flower Of prophets. Who would Believe such power Lies within The beauty Of your soft Geometric fluff Posed to take A ride On the wind And land in Uninvited places?

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Daughters of the Forest

Did you ever know We are all on life support? Oh, I don’t mean respirators, Tubes and hospital things. I mean things like honey bees and trees, Wind and water, sun and soil, Farmers and gardeners, compost and creatures, Darkness and light. Saint Mother Theodore Sisters Basilide, St. Vincent Ferrer, Mary Xavier, St. Ligouri and…

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Holy Ground

O God, I kiss this holy ground This place of promises in process This place of people seeking God And of God seeking and saving a people A place of knowing one is hungry And of being fed This place of grumbling And of silence This space of solitude And of communal struggle This place…

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After the Rain

Water droplet Clinging so closely To the branch Suddenly Losing your grip You plummet To the ground Of my being So thirsty For one more taste of baptismal grace

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December 13
“[Jesus] remains with us day and night, Yes, while you are peacefully sleeping, Jesus is watching over you. He does not sleep when we sleep.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin

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