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By Anne M. Higgins,Maureen Beitman

Designed for day-by-day use in addition to for retreats, Digging for God is a call for participation to linger in the gardens of the Bible and the gardens of the center. utilizing the passages touching on 5 biblical gardens, after which her personal stories distilled into poetry, Higgins presents meditative rules and questions as springboards to prayer. For all who've worked and enjoyed their yard gardens, Higgins' poems will nudge stories. For all who're, as could Sarton stated, "hopeful gardeners of the spirit," this quantity deals fertile floor for prayer and reflection.

"In Sr. Anne Higgins' Digging for God we're given greater than principles for motion. we're given a poet's imaginative and prescient of existence in its inside geography and exterior elegance. This poet takes us to Sante Fe and Paris, to springtime in Antioch and autumn in Maryland, to Halifax and Gettysburg. Sr. Anne is greater than a travel advisor; she is a talented poet who is helping us to work out and to love."
--Bishop Robert Morneau

"The reader of poetry appears for writing that's transparent and brilliant, and appears ahead, especially, to pages the place the foundation, and the track, palpably take over. Anne Higgins, Daughter of Charity, doesn't disappoint. She is a prepared observer of the skin world--garden, forest, and chicken existence. She attends, besides, to 'interior geography,' she is true to assert, 'Poetry slips in among the covers of facts.' there's welcome humor, and there are memorable humans, corresponding to father at ninety-two and the previous sisters at Mass. So a deal with lies in shop for readers of Digging for God."
--James Torrens, SJ
Poetry Editor, America

Sister Anne Higgins is a Daughter of Charity. She teaches at Mount Saint Mary's college, Emmitsburg, Maryland. She is the writer of 4 volumes of poetry.

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