Author Archives: Sister Edith

About Sister Edith

Benedictine sister of St. Scholastica Monastery, Duluth, Minnesota

“What I feared has not happened”

Raguel is so sure of the outcome that he begins to dig Tobias’ grave. Continue reading

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The Artist’s Rule – New, Unknown, Now

New – Unknown – Now Away for one week at a contemplative abbey, my only internet a half-smart phone, I took up “The Artist’s Rule” by Benedictine Oblate Christine Valters Paintner. Subtitled “nurturing your creative soul with monastic wisdom,” it … Continue reading

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Actions not words

“To daily fulfill in one’s actions the precepts of God; to love chastity.” (Rule of Benedict 4.63-64) Organizations promote training to boost team spirit, reduce conflict, improve communication, or increase appreciation of diversity. Workers willingly adopt the ideas and language, but lasting change rarely … Continue reading

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