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A Winter Blessing.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Today I woke up to a white world which tells me that winter is here, and I wonder that time travels so fast as the days shorten and the nights lengthen!  Once

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A SMALL WORD THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Sometime ago, Sister Wilma gave me an article from the Toronto Star that prompted reflections both on the contents of the article and also the subtitle of the article: “Rolling with a

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IT IS THE BEST POSSIBLE TIME TO BE ALIVE.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections “IT IS THE BEST POSSIBLE TIME TO BE ALIVE, WHEN ALMOST EVERYTHING YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW IS WRONG!” (Tom Stoppard) Some time ago when reading Diamuid O’Muchu’s book “Catching Up with Jesus”

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PASTORAL CARE OF THE SELF.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections “Life is like the breath: we must be able to live in an easy rhythm between give and take. If we cannot learn to live and breathe in this rhythm, we will

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THIS FRAGILE EARTH OUR ISLAND HOME.

Sister Doreen’s Reflections (from BAS Eucharistic Prayer #4): “The human community and the natural world will go into the future as a single sacred community, or we will both perish in the desert.” (Thomas Berry)

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To Dream the Impossible Dream

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Acts 4:32-35, The Message Translation: “The whole congregation was united as one – one heart, one mind! They didn’t even claim ownership of their possessions. No one said, “That’s mine, you can’t

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The Fruit of the Spirit

Sister Doreen’s Reflections The Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23): “By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” It is interesting to note, and I

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Homecoming.

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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