The Bellerive Bees


Midwest winters can be hard. The last bit of green obliterated by the snow. The beauty of snow riddled with soot deteriorating into slush. Fierce nights. As I glance out window as temperatures hover around zero I see the bee hives buried in snow. All during the fall I had chastised myself for not getting…

Blue Hole Wisdom

How Are You in Your Heart?

Several years ago, I traveled to Chiapas, Mexico, with the Incarnate Word Sisters. We touched down in Villahermosa in inky darkness and traveled to the heart of the city where bars were doing a brisk and noisy business. The next morning we traveled by bus up through the clear air of the mountains in Chiapas….

Blue Hole Wisdom

What’s Important Is How We Do It

While I was walking this morning, I was reflecting on a quotation from the woman who founded the School Sisters of Notre Dame. With God, what we do is less important than how we do it. Blessed Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger, SSND She said those words a century ago, but they speak to my heart…