Spring beauties

One of the Sisters I live with has taken to exclaiming each morning as she leaves the house: “Oh, the golden daffodils!” They are there every spring, but it seems this year they are getting more notice. Perhaps it is because of the long year of the pandemic where nothing…

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Tracks in the Snow

Much of the following blog was written shortly after the cold snap and significant snowfall we got in February. For some reason, it didn’t present a conclusion that felt quite right. Recently, during prayer, the tracks in the snow were illuminated for me. After the two snowfalls that carpeted the…

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Lenten Glory

Several days of bright sunshine are the perfect invitation to get outdoors, even if the wind still carries the chill of late winter. I had accepted the invitation and was returning to the house after picking up some trash that littered the roadside. As I approached the front door my…

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