“The Blessings of Mentorship”
My Beliefnet Guest Essay: “The Blessings of Mentorship”
“During a pivotal crossroads in my early thirties, some rare grace led me back to my small hometown of St. Marys, Pennsylvania, in search of a simpler path. There, I discovered an unlikely mentor, Sister M. Augustine, O.S.B. At 87 years old, the reclusive nun—barely over five feet tall and wearing a traditional habit, including a bib apron smeared with paint—quietly worked six days a week in the ceramic shop she had started in the 1960s on the grounds of the oldest Benedictine Monastery in the United States…”
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