Hart Felt

 
I woke up with the music of a beautiful anthem by Herbert Howells, Like as the Hart, performing in my memory.  Assuming God had something to say to me, I decided to read the Psalm on which the anthem is based.  From Psalm 42, Verse 1:  As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.  Hmm. Pants. Not a lovely word and certainly not a weak word. It means “to search for in a state of exhaustion.” It’s less about resting in the pleasant beauty of a stream and more about a vigorous search for the One who can calm my fears, heal my wounds, and deliver me from inward enemies.
 
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About Sr. Nun Other

May 16, 2012, completed my 30th year as a Sister. It was both a milestone and just another day in an interesting journey. Some of those thirty years included singing with Gloriae Dei Cantores, marching in Spirit of America band, and serving on our Sisters Council. As a monastic, I live surrounded by beauty and within a frame work of opportunity and possibility. I'm sixty-four (much to my surprise) and extremely grateful for my life as a sister - past, present, and future.

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