Weeding Alongside God

June 12th, 2014 | Posted by Sr. Mary Valerie Schneider in Uncategorized

handweedingMy typical day is filled with ordinary tasks. As a liturgist/musician I write General Intercessions, select songs, practice music, post hymn numbers. As a member of a team caring for Lial Renewal Center, I perform many mundane activities: weeding, sweeping, dusting, washing windows and dishes. In some way these tasks coincide with the creative work of God. At least that’s what Teilhard de Chardin claims. The completion of creation is in your hands and mine. What a great incentive to do all things—even the most humble—well.

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