Category Archives: life

Chapel Veils

I have “friended” various pages on Facebook that offer chapel veils. Most of these sell for 30$/ea prior to shipping. I decided to hop over to JoAnn’s for lace anf notions. I purchased 3 colors: plum, red, blue with silver, … Continue reading

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Coiled

  I went hiking this past weekend for 2 hours (hiked 4 miles). I like to hike the hard way in and the easy way out, that way I get my exercise in, my rest period with a snack, and … Continue reading

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A Phone Conversation

I received a letter last Monday, the 16th, from Mother superior informing me that I should really call the Novice Mistress, or if that’s inconvenient, to email her. The irony is that I sent a letter because there was no … Continue reading

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Candy-coated?

I’ve noticed something, when I read the blogs of other women who have entered religious life, and leave their blog running for the sake of future readers, education, information, to say “I was here”, &c. All their blogs are explicitly … Continue reading

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Feast of the Assumption

How I’ve come to love Mary. I had a ponderous moment at Mass about all the people God’s goodness on this day, and Mary’s promise to us: that He will glorify us after resurrection, and she will intercede. She’s alive … Continue reading

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