Saturday, August 9, 2014, 9:30-2:30 p.m. Sr. Norma Rocklage, OSF welcomed new members by saying, "Come with nothing and share our nothingness." Doing so, they dared to be embraced by God's kind of abundance. This kind of Franciscan abundance serves as an antidote to the myth of scarcity. Reflection on the writings of St. Francis and st. Clare assist us in dislodging old itchy patterns of thinking that there is never enough, that we never do enough. By delving deeply into the richness of Scripture and the Franciscan charism, we can find practical ways to transform the crippling negative habits of "thinking scarcity" into the freeing experience of walking in the footprints of the One who said, "I have come to share life in abundance!" $45 includes lunch.