letting go

When God Asks Us to Move

by Melannie Svoboda SND on March 2, 2020

I will be moving to a new place this fall–if all goes as planned. The house the three of us are living in needs some major repairs. The parish that owns the house cannot make these repairs. We understand completely. The parish is not kicking us out; we are being proactive. In future blogs I’ll […]

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Autumn: The Season of Letting Go

by Melannie Svoboda SND on October 27, 2014

It is autumn where I live—here in the northern hemisphere. As the earth gradually tilts away from the sun, the change around us is quite dramatic: the days are getting shorter, the temperatures are going down, and (most amazing of all) the leaves have turned bright colors and are falling from our trees. Autumn is […]

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Getting off a Dead Horse

by Melannie Svoboda SND on September 16, 2013

A few years back I heard a seminary professor say: “If the horse you are riding dies, get off.”

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