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I have no magic words

Thursday, November 3rd 2016 3:16 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Traveling across the country, meeting a variety of people in and around the world of discernment, I encounter two questions—open ended, probably pervasive in all aspects of life—time and...

Awake and ready in discernment?

Thursday, December 1st 2016 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Why is it that when we are excited about tomorrow it’s impossible to fall asleep? I can’t tell you how many nights I’ve watched the clock move slow as molasses towards morning and...

Listening with a discerning ear

Thursday, May 26th 2016 4:05 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
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This is the time of year that many people move into a new house or apartment. Winter has passed and spring is slowly giving way to summer. I have noticed the abundance of moving trucks on the roads....

Sister Amy's Six Word Story

Monday, April 11th 2016 11:04 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
  What's your six word discernment story? Comment below. 

Discerning Religious Life? Consider the power of a good question…

Thursday, June 21st 2018 12:30 pm
Sister Amy Taylor
  We learn by asking questions…lots and lots of questions. Recently, I was on an airplane across the aisle from a young child traveling with his parents. He was about four years...

Happy New Year!

Monday, January 1st 2018 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Happy New Year to you from the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
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May the coming year be filled with inspiration as you discern your vocation....

These are our own Meribah moments

Thursday, March 8th 2018 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
It’s common for many people to run away, hardening their hearts to a possible call to religious life. Fear, anxiety and worry are sometimes overwhelming and leave little room for joy, wonder,...

Resolutions and reflection in discernment

Thursday, January 5th 2017 10:00 am
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
“Optimism!” I declare to myself as I take in the sparkly white squares on my crisp, new desk calendar, making it officially 2017. As you turn away from 2016, perhaps scrolling to the new...

Thankfulness, flaming rolls and the illusion of perfection

Thursday, November 17th 2016 2:30 pm
Sister Amy Taylor, FSPA
 
Americans are hungry to dine on the tradition of Thanksgiving next week. It’s a race to the table as young and old vie for the seats closest to the food of their dreams. The stuffing. The...

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