Creative Musings from the Convent


Sister Doreen’s Reflections “Dear heart, come home … Love of a lasting kind came forth, embracing me like a long beloved one come home for the first time … and [God] slipped in beside me

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A Poem for Autumn Blessings.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections An Autumn Blessing Already the calendar says that Autumn begins!  And the leaves have begun to turn colour and some are beginning to fall.  I share a lovely poem with you for

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Blessed Are The Persecuted.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you, when they revile you and persecute you and speak all kinds of evil

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Blessed Are The Peacemakers.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children  of God. “Our life and our death is with our neighbour.  If we gain our neighbour, we have gained God, but if

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Blessed are the Pure in Heart.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections “Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.“ “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” (Antoine de

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