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We can all use a little help with prayer sometimes. The Sisters of Providence hope to help inspire you! Whether it's the perfect Saint Mother Theodore Guerin quote or a prayer written by a Sister of Providence, let the right words bring Providence into your life. Browse the prayers below or if you're looking for something specific, use the “Topics” search in the search area.

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Topic: gardening

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“As to our garden and yard, we have all the woods. And the wilderness is our only cloister, for our house is like an oak tree planted therein.”

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“We could have a garden three times as large as yours, if we had help enough to cultivate it.”

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“Further on vegetation flourished with rich and wild luxuriance; orange and lemon trees, loaded with the finest fruit. Altogether it was a delightful country.”

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“Being poor we can only plant; you must water, and to God alone be the glory of the increase.”

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Prayer

Compost Time

I’m throwingthe unwanted scrapsof my life hereinto the compost bintrusting that Godcan take whatseems so uselessand, amazingly,transform itinto rich, dark soilso the seedsof my futuremay be luredinto vibrant life again.…

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Daughters of the Forest

Did you ever knowWe 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,…

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Quote of the day

April 17
“I have confidence in the future. The one who took up our defense will protect us again. [God's] arm is not shortened.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin