We've been doing some spring cleaning around the grounds recently...clearing out a lot of old stuff from our storage barns, re-potting plants and the like. Like most nuns (and most people, too!) we tend to collect things we might need "someday" and at times we need to assess the situation, sort through the items, and give away or throw away what we don't really need while learning to appreciate the treasures we already have. It's an especially good practice for Lent, a time when we try to discern what needs to go and what can stay, both in our physical and in our spiritual lives!
This vase looks like a keeper!
Sr. Mary Gabriel and Sr. Mary Margaret work to save a fern
Trimming and adding dirt...
Sr. Mary Thomas and Sr. Mary Jeremiah admire the newly cleaned barn!