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Interfaith Experience

“Take some quiet time.” These were the words of oblate friend,…
January 27, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

“Now That’s a Real Gift!”

On Thursday, I received a notice informing me that I had received…
January 25, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Putting Our Trust in God

“Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we will trust…
January 20, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

The Daily Grind

My husband and I have a meeting place when the workday is done.…
January 18, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Right Place, Right People, Right Time

Baptized by a Benedictine, in the Church of Saint Benedict, maybe…
January 13, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

A Thousand Reasons for Living

I treasure the gift given me by my 95-year-old Lutheran pastor/friend…
January 11, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Strong in Our Mind

“…take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”…
January 6, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Living in the Present Moment

As I pondered the beginning the new year, it had me wondering…
January 4, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

How Can This Be Happening?

I had just returned home that evening when my oldest brother…
December 28, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Christmas Greetings and Love Shared

For the last three weeks, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Roman Catholics,…
December 23, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Advent

Advent, it’s my favorite time of year! It’s my favorite because…
December 21, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Praying for Serenity

Today my email box offered up a New York Times article with the…
December 16, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Individualism or Common Good?

Individualism or common good?
If we were given a choice between…
December 14, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Sometimes Christmas Is Hard…

Sometimes Christmas is hard...

It’s hard when you are missing…
December 9, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Advent Waiting

If you follow the liturgical calendar, you may know that with…
December 7, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

The God Who Sees

Sometimes you don’t know what you’re made of, and you don’t…
December 2, 2021/by Amanda Hackett