Category: religious life

The "aha" Moment

I think I fell in love with running yesterday.  The first time I went out a few weeks ago I experienced an endorphin rush and felt like I was on top of the world.  Since then, I’ve been dragging my feet and feeling like I want to die.  But yesterday, something clicked or I crossed…

Running the Race

As many of you know, I will hopefully be entering the convent in August 2013.  Before then, I need to pay off my student loans, which accumulate to about $25,000.  I figured out that I need to raise about $1,600 per month from now until then to be able to pay them off.  I’ll be…

Giving Everything to Gain Everything

I almost forgot to share my news! I got a call from the TOR Sisters vocation director last Monday.  The formation board approved me to move onto the next stage!  Next I’ll be completing some personality and psychological tests tomorrow.  After that I have to travel out to Ohio again in 2 weeks to have…

Taking a Cue from Mary's Fiat

I’ve been learning more about our Mother Mary lately and using her as an example of complete surrender to God’s will. Here’s a a great song about the annunciation:   “Behold I am the handmaid of the Lord, be it done unto me according to your word.”

Still Waiting…

I’m heading to Ohio on Monday and I CANNOT WAIT.  In the mean time I was stalking the Sisters’ website and stumbled across their monthly newsletter.  The Reverend Mother wrote a beautiful Christmas message about opening our hearts to Christ during this season.  You can read it here: http://www.torsisters.org/newsletter/RMChristmas%202011%20Color%20for%20website.pdf

While I'm Waiting

I just heard this song on Pandora and was astounded at how perfectly it fits what’s happening in my life.  Also, I think it’s a great Advent song. I’m waiting I’m waiting on You, Lord And I am hopeful I’m waiting on You, Lord Though it is painful But patiently, I will wait I will…

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