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Best Laid Plans

Blog Published: September 28, 2012

I asked a colleague how her day was going and she responded that “today, everything is on the bottom shelf.” When you work in a library that translates to everything is just harder to get done than you originally thought. I could relate. Due to one thing and another, it became my job this week to get two office spaces including my own, moved, and a third office space readied for a new staff member. So because getting this project done would involve several others, I did what any good organized person does – I made a plan.

The Silence in a Storm

Blog Published: September 21, 2012

A beautiful meditation from guest blogger, Karol Bartlett. Take a moment of quiet and then read on …

NUNDAY with Gouda Nuns

Blog Published: August 13, 2012

Monday is NUNDAY! Today we’ve got Gouda Nuns by guest blogger Karol Bartlett. Nunday is an opportunity to explore and imagine and experience the many ways Catholic sisters and nuns pray, live, and minister.

What’s in Your Spiritual Tool Chest?

Blog Published: April 27, 2011

We all have one at home. It’s the place you go to find that “something” that will “work” to do whatever job you are doing and need to fix. It may be the junk drawer, tackle box, first-aid kit, art supply box, tool belt, purse, wallet, backpack, tool box, sewing kit, or the top drawer on the right.

I Think I Missed God’s Call ...

Blog Published: March 24, 2011

A few weeks back, a call came into the convent hotline from a woman who had a very real concern that she might have missed God’s call.