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Life is Precious
Saturday, April 30, 2011      2 comments

We are making this journey together with Sr. Barbara as she moves closer to death. Although this is a painful time, it is also a time of hope and joy. We are women of faith, who believe in a loving God who suffers with those who suffer, and is ... Read more
A whole new journey through Holy Week this year for us
Thursday, April 21, 2011      4 comments

I am posting the message I had to send out on Tuesday in regards to one of most loved sisters here at the monastery. It is with a heavy heart, and many tears, I am writing to ask for your prayers for our sister Barbara. She has been havi... Read more
More than a little late
Saturday, April 16, 2011      2 comments

Each year the leader of the community is responsible for writing several letters to those who support us in so many ways. This year, I have just 15 minutes ago finished our Easter greeting. There is late, and there is late. However, it will b... Read more
Been a while
Thursday, April 14, 2011      2 comments

Well, I originally thought I would only be "off" for 8 days with our time of retreat. It was excellent, and I will have something to share on that at a later date. But there is a lot going on here in addition to rapidly approaching Holy Wee... Read more
8 days off the net, but not the lifestyle changes
Sunday, March 27, 2011      2 comments

I will be off here for 8 days while we have our community retreat. I have not written since my return from Calif, just because things have been so busy. But these days will be time for reflection and prayer for all of us here at the monastery.... Read more
New week
Sunday, February 06, 2011      2 comments

I have been entering all the info from the time I was away travelling. I took a small journal and logged everything I ate, as well as using the pedometer. Because of meetings I had to attend, and lots of sitting, it was not a good cardio week.... Read more
25th Anniversary
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      2 comments

Today is my 25th Anniversary of making vows in this community and the sisters have gone all out for the celebrations. ... Read more
Off tomorrow for business
Friday, January 21, 2011      2 comments

I will be leaving tomorrow for a couple of business meetings. Yes, we do have such things for monasteries and their members. Unfortunately it looks like I will not have access to a computer for most of those days. I do not have a small laptop... Read more
20 centimeters turned into 40
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      2 comments

Well, the snow came last night as forecast. Only it came with a real attitude, and we ended up with about 40 centimeters (about a foot and a half). The shovels were out in full force around here this morning. All the schools are closed as are ... Read more
Snow is falling
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      1 comments

The predicted snow is now falling. That means get out the shovels. emoticon ... Read more
Do something nice just for yourself.
Sunday, January 09, 2011      2 comments

Tomorrow take just 5 or 10 minutes and do something nice for yourself, that does NOT involve food. No matter how busy the day is, find just a couple of minutes to remind yourself that you are just as important as the other people you care for.... Read more
No pool, but 10,000!
Saturday, January 08, 2011      1 comments

Today there was simply no way I could go to the pool with the other things on my agenda that had to be done. Noooo... ... Read more
Back at the Pool
Thursday, January 06, 2011      3 comments

School started today after the holiday break, so that meant the exercise classes for us over 60 are back on a normal schedule. It was wonderful to get back in the water. I really do think I am part duck, ... Read more
One Year
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      1 comments

Today is my one year anniversary at sparkpeople. What a great day it was when I stumbled upon this site....and I was just wandering around the internet loooking for something free to help me get really on track with losing weight and getting he... Read more
Monday, January 03, 2011      1 comments

Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of my discovering this site. What a great and wonderful gift this site, and my friends here, have been. I did not lose as much this past year as I had hoped. But I have remained with the program and accumu... Read more

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