where you're planted

Here lies the inner workings of my mind and heart,

a piece of my contemplations with God and those around me,

the daily life lessons of joy & sorrow, beginnings & endings,

and a continual trial of prayerful surrender and perseverant trust. ~Jamie Leatherby


Shedding the Habit

I sat in my first job interview after leaving the convent. I remember clearly being asked, “What’s your five year plan?” by the financial...

Stepping Beyond the Walls

Wait, she left? When people discover you’ve discerned out of religious life, and they see you for the first time, this about sums up the...

So Why'd You Leave?

Vocation Story part 7 It's now been about two and a half years since I left my monastery. Yes, it's still my monastery and my sisters,...

Ramblings of a Bibliophile

Have you ever read a book that transformed your outlook on life? Where you went to the store and stared at the check out lady because she...


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