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Nuns Got Game

Blog Published: August 8, 2016

Sister Rachel was one of the women who helped me more easily hear the call to religious life. I thought it was so cool that a Catholic sister was also an athlete.

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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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Monday is NUNDAY with Sister Navya Joseph, CJS

Blog Published: August 31, 2015

Monday is NUNDAY! Meet Sister Navya Joseph of the Christu Jothi (Christ the Light) Sisters in India.

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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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Imagination and Snow Creatures

Blog Published: January 12, 2015

I had been doing various tasks around the convent and happened to look out from the dining room. Lo and behold this creature greeted me.

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The Nun and the Graffiti Artist

Blog Published: June 2, 2014

I never met a graffiti artist until yesterday. I was biking on a trail which took me beneath a bridge. It's a tough piece of trail to negotiate to begin with and then to pop over the little hill right before the underpass and find someone standing right there with a spray can in his hand ...

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.