Nancy Linenkugel is a Sylvania Franciscan sister who was elected her order’s congregational minister in 2021.


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Shy and retiring? Or something more?

What is retirement? Living a sleepy life and relegating oneself to being forever in the background? I think women today and certainly sisters deserve something else and something better.

The state mottoes celebrate by holding firm

Once upon a time, there was a country having 50 states, a District of Columbia and five territories. And in the face of the recent months' troublesome lies and destruction, the mottoes gathered to uplift democracy.

COVID-19 darkness covers the earth — like glitter

COVID-19 is teensy particles that go all over and spread, just like glitter. An anonymous description I read is this: "Picture us around a table, making individual crafts. One of us is using glitter. How many projects have glitter?" (They all do, since glitter spreads. Everywhere.)

Society is a traffic roundabout — or it should be

Demographics don't matter in a roundabout. Not wealth or race or political party or creed. We're all just cars united in the brief activity of negotiating an intersection.