Author: Sister Therese Ann Rich

God Alone

Christians tell the same story over and over even though we know how it ends. We dread the execution even as we anticipate the resurrection. The wisdom of our tradition asserts that our path is not a line but a circle—or a spiral. As we turn from Epi­ph­any to Lent we leave the joy and […]

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The Bedrock of Our Life

Growing up on Lake Erie, one of our favorite past times was building sand castles on hundreds of yards of sand. When I think of sand castles at their best, I think of the sand castle building events each summer down at the beach where sand castle building enthusiasts were given a plot of sand, […]

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Priorities! Priorities!

My friends tell me that I am a blue ribbon, world class worrier! As this worrier, I try my best to serve God and the world every day. When discussing this fact of a first class worrier,  a friend of mine reminded me of this Arab proverb: “Trust in God, but tie up your camel!” […]

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Be Holy as God is Holy

Living with perfectionists can drive us crazy! Not only are they hard on themselves, they are also hard on everyone around them! We tend to avoid perfectionists and perfectionism. When I read our Gospel today and heard Jesus say, “Be perfect just as your heavenly Father is perfect”, I immediately changed perfect from an adjective […]

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