Author Archives: Sister Edith

About Sister Edith

Benedictine sister of St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth, Minnesota, serving in vocation and oblate ministry. Also a social scientist, reader, lover of nature and travel, and dabbler in many things. +UIOGD

3 Black Friday Mind Tricks You Can Withstand

Marketers pull out all the stops to entice us into the stores and into large purchases on Black Friday. This post explains 3 of their major ploys, and offers some antidotes. It finishes with a Benedictine perspective. Continue reading

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My little girl wants to be a Sister?! 3 tips for parents

Parents are surprised when a child says she wants to become a Sister. Websites tell them how to help their daughter – but how do they deal with their own feelings? Three quick tips. Continue reading

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