For years, we sisters have been writing these short reflections for radio, and sometimes wonder who listens to them or reads them as they appear on our Saint Benedict’s Monastery website. Many people write to our community and ask for prayers and remembrances of those they love and care about. We take this all very seriously and believe that our life, together with yours, makes a difference in the lives of these individuals and in yours and ours. We believe in the Scriptures and the promise that “God hears the cry of the poor.” We, like the people we pray for, ARE the poor—those who depend on God’s mercy and care. We join our voices with yours and with those who ask for our prayers, and trust that our Mysterious, Loving and Faithful God hears these prayers, and works through us AND through you. May God’s ways be done.
By Christian Morris, OSB