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Facing Challenges

Finding the Little Good Things on Really Bad Days

Blog Published: May 18, 2016

I was headed out for a run. And it rained. It was the last thing I needed today. I was bitter ... for a while. When I stepped outside, though, it hit me -- literally.

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Does giving my whole self to God mean giving up even my hopes and dreams?

Podcast Recorded: April 8, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks if giving her whole self to God means sacrificing even her dream to be a mom. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast episode AS183 at aNunsLife.org.

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AS178 Ask Sister - ill-mannered monks, The Trouble with Angels and nun movies, does God ignore unprayerful people

Podcast Recorded: December 9, 2015

AS178 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 9, 2015. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry.   

 

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When Odious Idols Get the Best of Us

Blog Published: August 27, 2015

The Office of Readings are a little rough today. I should know better than to expect warm and fuzzy from a prophet.

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How do I keep the faith when times are tough?

Blog Published: August 5, 2015

Somehow when it comes to faith and the struggles of life, we get into some strange ideas about God. When I give retreats I often say that we go around carrying “sad illusions” about who God is.

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IGF036 In Good Faith with Sojourners editor Jim Rice

Podcast Recorded: July 8, 2015

IGF036 In Good Faith with guest Jim Rice, recorded live on July 8, 2015. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include Sojourners magazine, advocacy journalism, Pope Francis and the environment, lament and hope.  

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RNC - How can both lament and hope be responses to the call for social justice?

Podcast Recorded: July 8, 2015

This Random Nun Clip is from In Good Faith episode 36, with Jim Rice, editor of Sojourners magazine. Hear the full podcast at IGF036.

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Hashtags Break My Heart

Blog Published: July 2, 2015

#BlackLivesMatter #LoveWins I'm reading my Twitter newsfeed and, in the midst of life's ordinary joys and sorrows, there is a litany of stories that are heartwarming and that break my heart.

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