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Windows in a Storm

Blog Published: May 5, 2014

... Sometimes I think we hunker down so much when we are in pain or suffering or deal with tough situations that we seal ourselves off from the world -- not allowing the suffering an opening out nor allowing help from outside in ...


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 …

Storm Chasing Nun

Blog Published: June 24, 2010

Sister Maxine’s first words to me were, “Tell folks in the chat room we’ve got to go because the storm is hitting.” The thunder rumbling overhead and the preternatural meowing of Sister Chloe the Convent Cat confirmed Sister Maxine’s warning to me.

A Nun, a Lutheran, and the Perfect Storm

Blog Published: August 5, 2008

Last night Chicago witnessed one of the most spectacular storms — also very dangerous. Here’s my story of the storm.