Here’s Your 15-Minute Reflection for Good Friday

Here’s Your 15-Minute Reflection for Good Friday

Good Friday is a unique time for us to draw closer to God, in both Jesus’s human suffering and God’s infinite mercy. We invite you to use the three reflections and accompanying music/poetry below to grow deeper in holiness...
Lenten Reflection: Whatsoever You Do

Lenten Reflection: Whatsoever You Do

Many of us are quite familiar with the phrase “whatsoever you do” from a traditional Christian Hymn. And while I’m sure it evokes a multitude of thoughts for each of us, I’d like to share one experience I had several years ago that nudged me to...
Lenten Series Part 1: Quotes to Inspire Mindful Fasting

Lenten Series Part 1: Quotes to Inspire Mindful Fasting

Typically, for Lent, the emphasis is on giving something up. Whether it’s fasting from sweets or something not physical like yelling, we have long been taught that fasting means abstaining from one thing during Lent. However, many sisters prefer to fast from...
7 Ways to Rethink Gift-Giving this Christmas

7 Ways to Rethink Gift-Giving this Christmas

The sale was a way to de-clutter, but it also had a spiritual aspect: the season of Advent is coming up, and we are especially mindful of Mary and Joseph having been told that there was no room in the inn. With that in our hearts,  we’re donating all of the...
Advent Reflection: Prepare Your Heart for Newness

Advent Reflection: Prepare Your Heart for Newness

Is there some part of you seeking an escape from the stress of a lengthy Christmas to-do list and the prattling advertisements that saturate the airwaves long before December? Are you distracted, perhaps even burdened, by how upbeat everyone is expected to be during...
We Sold Our Stuff and Donated the Proceeds to Charity

We Sold Our Stuff and Donated the Proceeds to Charity

This Saturday, December 2nd, we hosted a large tag sale at The Mariandale Center. Our tables at Mariandale were covered: we had dishes, decorations, and knick-knacks for sale galore. Yet, in such a season of abundance, we yearn to simplify our lifestyles to better...