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Topic: nature

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“...the eye is lost in the ravishing spectacle [nature], so calculated to elevate the soul towards the author of all things.”

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“Were you not at Vincennes, Sister Theodore would not know whether we had daughters there or not. It seems something has made the atmosphere so cold that the ink is frozen.”

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River of Grace

Let us gather up the tears of all times, all nations,
all peoples, all children to form a river of grace
to moisten, saturate, drench the hardness of hearts of stone
turning them into hearts of flesh, into the heart of the God of Providence.…

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Water Poem

With great delight I will ripple and flow

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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…

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Prayer for healing

Jesus, let me just touch your garment as did the woman of ancient times. O Divine Healer, please stay right here, if you will, while I hurry back with all…

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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,…

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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…

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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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Dawn at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

These winter days dark greets my waking, sometimes stars and moon. Flinger of stars, your power astounds. I feel so small. How like the little birds flying about, full of…

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Litany of Saint Mother Theodore

That we, like you, may abandon ourselves to the will of God …
Pray for us, Saint Mother Theodore …

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Quote of the day

December 4
“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.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin