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Nature is a powerful healing source

Posted on January 7, 2017 at 5:12 am by

The notion of the healing power of nature is something I feel I have always been inherently aware of; however, hearing the quote from John Muir brought this idea to the surface of my thoughts and since then, I have found myself observing nature through this lens. Josh Price shares why he thinks White Violet Center is a magical place. Continue reading

Sister has life changing trip to Standing Rock Sioux Nation

Posted on November 6, 2016 at 4:47 am by

Sister of Providence Joni Luna recently traveled from Indiana to stand with the Native Americans keeping vigil of sacred burial ground on the high plains of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota.
They call themselves water protectors not protestors, as they peacefully protest the North Dakota Access pipeline. Continue reading

Fall in love with these Mother Theodore quotes

Posted on October 5, 2016 at 5:05 am by

As we transition into the first days of autumn, I thought it would be fun to share seven of my favorite nature related quotes from Mother Theodore’s journals. Continue reading

Sustainability midst the bustle

Posted on April 18, 2015 at 6:00 am by

How does one fit living an ecologically friendly lifestyle into the busyness of life? For Providence Associates Jennifer and Duane Drake, it’s about being gentle with themselves in the process. Continue reading

Cherishing creation

Posted on April 18, 2015 at 6:00 am by

“Our promise in this time is to be God’s loving care for all creation, to be one of the ways God sustains life. We desire to live in right relationship with our Earth and with all that dwells on Earth.” Continue reading

A living Land Ethic

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 4:30 am by

True confessions of a former White Violet Center intern: staff meetings were sometimes a chance to daydream … but when we met to hear more about the Sisters of Providence Land Ethic I quickly found that this would not be that kind of staff meeting. This was big. Continue reading