By Sr. Ruth Ksycki Have you ever been to a conference or sat in class after lunch and struggled to stay awake? Or, maybe it was mid-afternoon when drowsiness descended. No matter how hard you tried, your eyes closed, and you nodded off.
Monthly Archive for November, 2010
Preparing for the arrival of a new infant changes people’s lives. Usually, there is an air of Quiet, Gentleness, Joyfulness, Expectation, Excitement, Hope, Prayerfulness, Helpfulness. The Church’s liturgical season of Advent encourages this by setting aside the 4 weeks before Christmas to help us prepare our hearts for the coming of God.
Posted in discernment on Nov 27th, 2010
It is hard to believe we have celebrated another Thanksgiving. It is a great feast to celebrate, for a grateful heart is something to nourish … and there is much to be grateful for! Yesterday I was talking to a women who found us through VISION magazine and was led to our website and blog. She [...]
Every Thanksgiving I pray/read the following poem written by a friend and co-worker at Lutheran Social Services. We were both working with difficult cases, she with children of abuse. She was tall, slim, with beautiful laughing, blue eyes and short cropped natural curly hair.
Posted in vocations in digital age on Nov 18th, 2010
Last week I was in Cleveland for the National Religious Vocation Conference meeting. There were several really good presentations around the theme of “Vocations in a Global World.’ What stood out for me was the presentation on ‘Vocations in a Digital Age’ or what I call connecting in cyberspace! Actually, it was more like what [...]
This morning the sunrise was a blaze of beauty. It brought to mind the prayer of the psalmist: “At dawn I hold myself in readiness for You.”