A Nun's Life Logo

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

psalm

Your words, O Lord, are Spirit and Life

Blog Published: February 18, 2013

In this first full week of Lent, the readings lay out a path for our whole lives. First, we have the Ten Commandments in Leviticus and in the Gospel of Matthew; Jesus tells us what we must do to inherit the kingdom ...

Hospitality–creating a space for mourning

Blog Published: February 24, 2012

Yesterday I attended a funeral service in a Christian church in a small town. The parking lot was packed. People of all ages squeezed into pews, sitting elbow-to-elbow to make room for all.

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.

A Nun

I rock in my Redeemer

Blog Published: January 25, 2010

The best part, however, was the ending, which is supposed to read, “May the words of my mouth and the thoughts of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O God, my rock and my redeemer!” But the lector fumbled a bit as she proclaimed this part of the psalm and what came out instead was ...

In the Deepest Depths

Blog Published: March 19, 2009

In the last post Make My Heart Simple, a conversation started around the verse, “I will give glory to your name for ever, for your great kindness is upon me: you have rescued me from the deepest depths.” (Psalm 86).

Make My Heart Simple

Blog Published: March 18, 2009

This morning’s prayer (from the Liturgy of the Hours) gave me pause today because it kind of summed up how I feel this Lenten season.

“Be still and know that I am God”

Blog Published: September 30, 2008

“Be still and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46:10)

A Prayer of Hope

Blog Published: September 26, 2007

I’ve still been thinking and praying on hope which began with my chance encounter with graffiti (see earlier post). I continue to bring this to prayer.