Everyone likes good stories. My favorites demand my attention and capture my heart. I like books, plays and movies that have intriguing beginnings carefully crafted first lines that draw you into a novel: strong messages conveyed by actors the moment they enter a scene, inviting you into the story. These beginnings fuel my imagination and inspire my curiosity.
We all have beginnings; from the everyday moments the start of a new day; to the deeper moments the awareness of a monumental new experience about to happen in our lives. Without beginnings there are no stories.
Today marks a new moment for the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration a community of vowed Catholic Franciscan women that began to write our story in 1849. It's an every-day collective of community shaped by each one of us as we journey together. Show me a sign is a way in which we continue to share our stories and invite you to ponder your own. We begin this new part of our journey together and invite you to share it with us. Let's see where it leads ... together, let's watch for signs along the way. Your journey to religious life starts with your story ... and a step.
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