Tag: meister eckhart

May Our Lives Bring forth Christ in our World

We are all meant to be mothers of God. What good is it to me if this eternal birth of the divine Son takes place unceasingly, but does not take place within myself? And, what good is it to me if Mary is full… Continue Reading “May Our Lives Bring forth Christ in our World”

Happy Thanksgiving

We don’t need a lot of words when we talk with God. As Meister Eckhart, the Dominican mystic said, If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough

I Love Being a Nun!

While this post is entitled, “I Love Being a Nun!”, actually I am a sister. Nuns are those who are cloistered and primarily involved in the ministry of prayer. Those of us who are sisters are involved in apostolic ministry – and that’s a… Continue Reading “I Love Being a Nun!”

Our Small Amount of Knowledge

A Dominican mystic that Sister Patricia Bruno quotes in Stories Seldom Heard is Meister Eckhart. And it would be worthwhile to read her brief telling of the challenges he received from the Church in his day in her reflection. One last thought: I said… Continue Reading “Our Small Amount of Knowledge”

Marveling at the Beauty of the Created

This, then, is salvation: When we marvel at the beauty of created things and praise their beautiful creator. — Meister Eckhart Dominican Mystic

Going Gratitudinal

Going Gratitudinal. That’s the theme of this week’s Busy Person’s Retreat at Dominican University in San Rafael. Our sisters meet with students, faculty, and staff members this week, to pray and share reflections on a selection of readings. We thought that focusing on gratitude… Continue Reading “Going Gratitudinal”

A New Assignment

This week I have the privilege to be subbing for Sister Cathryn who is the resident manager of Rose Court, our affordable housing complex in San Francisco. I noticed that Sister Cathryn had a framed quote by Meister Eckhart, the German Dominican mystic from… Continue Reading “A New Assignment”

Prayers of Thanksgiving

In the words of Meister Eckhart, a Dominican mystic: If the only prayer you pray in your life is thank you, it will be enough.