Monday, July 31, 2017

Eyes, Stomachs, and Hearts



Eyes, Stomachs, and Hearts

“Your eyes are bigger than your stomach.” The admonition echoes across summer barbeques as overzealous eaters test the structural integrity of paper plates. But recently, this saying echoed for me in an unlikely place. This summer, I visited a monastery of Dominican Nuns in North Guilford, Connecticut. Like many communities of our nuns, they devote themselves to …"

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