Week #6: Marriage, Gratitude, Suffering, Compassion

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“After decades of living on the edge, Heather King settled into sobriety, marriage, and a financially lucrative but unfulfilling career as an upwardly mobile lawyer.” Amazon calls her book, Redeemed, “An unforgettable, fervent, darkly funny tale of an ongoing, stumbling conversion.” Join us as we read, discuss, and share our thoughts about it in our Fall, 2016 Wisdom Seekers Book Club!

By Sister Mary Core, OSB

CHAPTER 15  (Marriage, Gratitude)

Married by a Justice of the Peace, basically oblivious of the hard work involved in a marriage, and with her $35 wedding ring, King remained married for over 14 years.  Continue Reading

Week #4: A Little (Growing) Light

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“After decades of living on the edge, Heather King settled into sobriety, marriage, and a financially lucrative but unfulfilling career as an upwardly mobile lawyer.” Amazon calls her book, Redeemed, “An unforgettable, fervent, darkly funny tale of an ongoing, stumbling conversion.” Join us as we read, discuss, and share our thoughts about it in our Fall, 2016 Wisdom Seekers Book Club!

PLEASE NOTE: Wisdom Seekers Book Club has been rescheduled due to Sister Martina’s funeral. We will resume Wed. Oct. 19 with a discussion of Chapters 10-12.

By Sister Mary Core, OSB

Our group discussion this week was again lively and engaging. We covered the material in chapters 6-9 in a random manner, as opinions about the author and her memoir were shared with much feeling. Continue Reading