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Small Moments to Choose Life

Blog Published: September 18, 2015

8:07 a.m. I always seem to pick the rainiest days to ride to work. A Nun's Life Ministry HQ is not far from the convent.

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One Powerful Word

Blog Published: May 21, 2015

8:32 p.m. The night is beginning to settle in and I decide to dust off my tiredness and go for a ride around the neighborhood.

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Making Life and Death Pacts with Strangers

Blog Published: April 1, 2015

As I look in my helmet mirror at the traffic coming behind me, feel the WHOOSH of the car driving by so close, and scan the horizon for cars turning off or onto the road, I am acutely aware that my life is in the hands of total strangers.

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Simplify: Finding the Line

Blog Published: March 4, 2013

Simplifying for me is not just having less stuff, it is also developing a habit of finding "the line" through projects or situations. The line, in bicycle and car racing terminology, is typically the fastest path between two points. While going fast is not my primary objective (at least not always!) there are other kinds "lines" that I look for when approaching a unexpected curve or bump in the trail.

NUNDAY with “The Biking Nun”

Blog Published: October 19, 2012

Sister Janice rides her bike into town, five days a week. As Healthcare Coordinator for the Mother of God Monastery, she walks the talk.

AS074 Ask Sister – testing God, praying for safety in risky situations, religious medallions, psalm selections, does prayer really work

Podcast Recorded: June 9, 2011

AS074 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on June 9, 2011. Sponsored by aNunsLife.org ministry. Topics include: testing God, praying for safety in risky situations, religious medallions, psalm selections, does prayer really work.

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NunCam and God's Good Creation

Blog Published: August 25, 2010

On today’s bike ride meditation, I took a country road and thought about God’s good creation, and how we are part of that. I meditated on the second account of creation in Genesis (Gen 2: 4-17), where God creates the human from the earth. Then God breathes the breath of life into the human.

On the road with the NunCam for Morning Meditation

Blog Published: August 11, 2010

One of the places that I encounter God is in nature, God’s good creation. Early morning bike rides are a way for me to immerse myself in the beauty of the natural world, to feel at one with it. Thought you might like to come along for the ride, via the NunCam.

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