April 5, 2018


Tomorrow... and the day after tomorrow... I'm telling you: it's supposed to get warm, and then... then nature explodes here around our monastery. Want to bet? [...]
September 4, 2017

Prayer for our earth

Sr. Martha says a prayer for creation - and also explains right away why nature is so important to her, how and where she experiences God [...].
October 12, 2016

Sister quotes Rilke

At this time of year it just has to be, here comes THE autumn poem: "Autumn Day" by Rainer Maria Rilke Lord: It's time. The summer was very [...]
August 3, 2015

Just ask... about nature!

Ask the sister, part 14: Isn't nature cruel? The occasion for this question was the poor lion Cecil, about whom so much [...]
May 8, 2015

The dandelion

A man sought advice from his neighbor, who knew about plants of all kinds. He said, "My garden is really well kept and I have a lot [...].
April 26, 2015

Infinite expanses

Root troll apartment with well-kept front garden (English lawn) Even as a child I had a lot of imagination. Long before Astrid Lindgren wrote "Ronja Räubertochter" and we heard about rumpelwichten and Graugnomen [...]
April 24, 2015


Sometimes our life is a hamster wheel: get up, work, household, sleep - until the weekend. Until vacation. Until retirement. And if it rains on the weekend? [...]