Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA)

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Sister Anita: the soul searching question

Calling through quiet to her innermost spirit and that of God, and listening "to find the courage and RESPOND" is, for Sister Anita, prayer. 

Intuition: an essential tool for home improvement and discernment

There may not be assembly instructions for completing the perfect household project or the future, discernment included.

Tuning in to God, discernment

Sister Amy, in her own discernment, found that "Each community carried individual tones and music of life."

Crisis reveals goodness

Walking together — through life changers like discernment — takes courage and conviction but also generates power to shape the future.

New horizons ahead

What would happen if you contacted the community whose website is open in your browser?

Life as a nun today: FSPA can relate

FSPA: living modern lives, sacred traditions.

Prayer anniversary sparks compassion

As each bell chimed, my vision of the world widened; I've prayed for people around the globe.

"Yes" to God's invitation

Witness what it means to walk the Gospel-centered journey of life as a religious sister.

Distraction

What are you finding within the diversion of distraction in discernment?

Grumbling through the desert of discernment

Traveling through your own Egypt experience for the cool waters of friendship, understanding and companionship in discernment.

Kindness: we are all called to be Esther

On the Lenten road of kindness and spiritual growth, Esther is a model for discerners.

Freezing and thawing: potholes surfacing in discernment

Jesus showed us how to navigate potholes in discernment.

Sharing courage to walk in darkness and light

Does love want others to lose in order for someone to win?

Transforming the power of snow

Is it snowing in your world of discernment?

Awake and ready in discernment?

Discernment: How you wait is just as important as the waiting.

Thankfulness, flaming rolls and the illusion of perfection

Leaving your illusions at the door: who you are and why God calls you to discern religious life.

Trying on your metaphorical lenses

Religious discernment: scrutinizing, eliminating and finding the right fit.

Earthquakes: when ground is no longer solid

Discerning through the dust of spiritual earthquakes: a readiness and responsiveness to what becomes unearthed.

Praying through the storms of the heart

Are external sources determining your interior disposition in discernment?

Blisters, discipline, perseverance and joy

Olympics and religious discernment: to win not a gold medal but a relationship with God, you don't have to be a skilled athlete of prayer.

A jubilant life

The jubilee of your life: is discernment leading you to enjoy it rather than endure it?

Trailblazers and touchstones along the path

Who are the trailblazers in your life? Are you willing to go where God leads?

Seeing discernent from new heights

Ask yourself: are you seeing discernment from new heights? A different point of view?

Finding mystery in the fog

Relying on the now moment to find mystery in the fog.


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