Cloistered Nuns in the Garden
would you have of us, O Son of
Must we enter maimed and blind and lame
Into that kingdom where hearts are slain by love?
We will forsake all that we hold so dear,
Tread underfoot the love of kith and kin,
Venture far into a land unknown
by a night in nakedness of faith
But we must ask, for we are poor, purblind:
Why did you choose us from that towering height
Whose end seemed death and bitter loneliness?
no other way
for us who are but mortals, made
Of flesh and blood, with fallen hearts
That need to breath a lesser air than heaven’s heights?
There sounds no answer —
Only arms outstretched
in silent helplessness upon a tree
To what, embrace me there? To ravish me?
Yes! How breathlessly have I reached out to Thee
Who first reached down that I might die with Thee!!
a Cloistered Poor Clare Colettine Nun
“Amen, Amen, without Recall”
St.Therese of Lisieux
St. Bernadette of Lourdes
Benedicta of the Cross
To Mary among us ...
Mothers to the motherless
Children to the
Sisters to the
Solace in our
Sacrifice of love
for all our sins
in our endless grief ...
Behold thy mother
Behold thy daughter
Behold thy sister
Behold, O lesser
son of Man ...
The Bride of Christ!
... in supplication
on her knees ... for thee!
... in order
to grasp the reason why so many, many, nuns left monasteries
and convents and abandoned their sacred vows — read or
following PDF files:
They document the destruction
wrought upon Nuns by psychologist Carl Rogers following Vatican II:
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opera tua ... quia modicum habes virtutem, et servasti verbum
Meum, nec non negasti Nomen Meum”
know your works ... that you have but little power, and
yet you have kept My word, and have not denied My Name.”
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