Category Archives: love

Embracing Imperfection

In the book, Prayer Our Deepest Longing, Fr. Ronald Rolheiser talks about various ways to look at what it means to be holy or perfect.  He says, “There are two classical concepts of perfection, one Greek and the other Hebrew.  … Continue reading

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Embracing Resolute Determination

The sound of thunder and flashes of lightning continued into the early hours of morning.    A stalled system, I thought, as the storm took over sleep.  A rare occurrence?  Three days later the same rhythm.  Lightening, thunder and heavy rain into the early … Continue reading

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Embracing Love

On April 28th our community, the School Sisters of St. Francis, celebrates Foundresses Day.   Our three foundresses sailed from Schwarzach, Germany to the United States and eventually  settled in New Cassel, Wisconsin which is now Campbellsport on April 28, 1873.    They were young women … Continue reading

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Embracing Moments of Beauty

They are street names I recognize.  An area I enjoyed many years ago.  A friend and I, both in graduate school in the Boston area and great walkers, often walked through the Boston Commons and Boston Gardens and along the … Continue reading

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