Monthly Archives: January 2011

Handmade Lime Green Floral Rosary

Like the lime green of the bud of a new leaf, this new rosary I created today reminds me of the mercies of our Lord that are new every morning. Great is your steadfast love and faithfulness to us, O … Continue reading

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“…And Though the Body Sleeps, the Heart Will Never Rest.”

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The Artist’s Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul with Monastic Wisdom

As an artist and someone who seeks to embrace a monastic way of life, I am very excited about this a new book, which has yet to be released by Christine Valters Paintner. The Artist’s Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul … Continue reading

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The Peace Prayer of St. Francis Rosary

Franciscan Crown Rosary The Prayer of Saint Francis  has been running through my mind lately.  In light of the shootings in Tucson, I have been reflecting on what it means to act with peace, and my mind keeps returning to … Continue reading

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The Word I Will Carry with Me in 2011 – “Breathe”

Abbey of the Arts is one of my favorite blogs.  In a recent post, the author–Christine Valters Paintner–offered an invitation to her readers to choose a word that they would carry with them through the coming year.  I chose “Breathe.” … Continue reading

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