How Franciscan Postulant’s Blog Mirrors New Evangelization

Paul Keggington

September 06, 2012

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Postulant Chelsea is doing her part in the New Evangelization. She began sharing her thoughts on the Sunday Gospel in her ‘Mirrorly aMusing’ blog March 2012. As she titles it: A place for reflection and musings on the mysteries of LOVE, our Lord and our Faith.

We invite you to read her most recent posting, but also scroll back and reflect on her other entries explaining her choice of name for her blog and more. For those discerning a call from God, you may find comfort in her honest, straight-forward comments in living a Gospel life.

Saturday, September 1

A “Clutter-full” Experience

As Jesus was commissioning the 12 disciples he said “… Do not take gold or silver or copper for your belts; no sack for the journey, or a second tunic, or sandals, or walking stick. The laborer deserves his keep.’ (Matthew 10:10)
And He also said “No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the kingdom of God” (Luke 9:62)
The week prior to entering the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity as a Postulant, I prepared myself by ‘taking care’ of my office…which held many tasks such as cleaning out a very full filing cabinet, going through a crowded book case and a stack of filing that could not be ignored or simply thrown into the recycle bin (believe me, I was tempted!).  As I took on the tasks one by one I had a lot of time to reflect and time to realize how much stuff I have kept along the way and WHY I still had some of this stuff! Click here to read more.



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