Every Day Is Sun-Day

by Melannie Svoboda SND on December 10, 2012

As we approach the shortest day of the year, it seems only appropriate to reflect on the magnificent gift we call the sun…

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Sensitivity: The Art of the Small

by Melannie Svoboda SND on July 30, 2012

I’m a pretty sensitive person. I notice small things. And I am easily touched by them. Little things can excite me; they also can bother me. Sometimes I am tempted to think sensitivity is more cross than gift. I say to myself, “If you weren’t so sensitive, you wouldn’t be feeling this pain.” Even though […]

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People Aren’t Snowflakes

by Melannie Svoboda SND on April 30, 2012

Did you know that there are 80 categories of snowflakes? I found this out in a beautiful book entitled The Snowflake: Winter’s Secret Beauty by Kenneth Libbercht and Patricia Rasmussen. Libercht wrote the text; Rasmussen took the incredible pctures of actual snowflakes.

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