by Nancy Schramm, OSF Perhaps you have seen the commercial on TV with Kevin Hart who is so excited about a new credit card for dining purposes, so he shouts to his neighbors about the money he is earning. First he shouts to one neighbor, then turns to another and shouts about it again and … Continue reading ‘Cause that’s what I do!
by Nancy Schramm, OSF “There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens. A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot the plant. A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to tear down, … Continue reading One Human Family, One Human World
by Nancy Schramm, OSF With all the challenges we are facing today it is important to have a routine for integrating our stress and seeking ways to diminish its effect on us. A doctor once told me, “Avoid stress.” I was tempted to ask him from which planet he came, but my polite side conquered … Continue reading The Sound of Silence
by Nancy Schramm, OSF Twenty years later. It seems like a long time and yet most of us will remember where we were and what we were doing when we heard about the attack on the Twin Towers. I was in Brazil in the kitchen cooking when one of the sisters came running to me … Continue reading What Memories Are For
by Nancy Schramm, OSF As I wrote last week, joy is an important virtue to cultivate and live by. “The Joy of the Gospel” was an apostolic letter that Pope Francis wrote in his first years as the Pope. Followers of St. Francis and St. Clare know that they both valued this quality and one … Continue reading Love is the Way