Entries by SaintBenedictMonastery

A Retreat at the Lodge

(Photo by Karen Streveler, OSB) It was somewhat easier to still my “flickering mind” Though it took three days two birds,  two squirrelsand trees that stood still,          deeply grounded          and waiting […]

I Changed Teams

Being a spiritual counselor in children’s acute behavioral hospital has been challenging and a huge learning curve. I have worked and been exposed to a ministry of trauma but never at […]

My Day in the Woods

A solo butterfly a busily searching bee and numerous bugs kept me company today. Oh yes, and Meister Eckhart, the mystic          who sees everything from the inside out. I […]

“On Being”

(Sisters working with Habitat for Humanity) Recently, Mary Catherine Bateson, daughter of well-known anthropologist Margaret Mead, was interviewed on Krista Tippet’s program On Being. An over-reaching concern was how to change […]