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A New Pentecost

It's PENTECOST...and there is nothing more dramatic than the…
May 26, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

My Testament, My Creed

This creed was written by Sister Margaret Mandernach in 1984.…
May 19, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Paradise

“Sit in your room as in paradise.” – St. Romuald, 10th…
May 14, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Global Ceasefire

Our U.N. secretary general, Antonio Gutierres, does not hesitate…
May 12, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Walking in Circles

One of my most beloved places at the monastery is the labyrinth…
May 7, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Home

I read the letter my niece sent to her parents. I looked at my…
May 5, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

COVID-19

I come to the crosswalk and need
not stop and look from side…
April 30, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Looking for Spring Flowers

This is the second day this week that I have gone for a walk…
April 28, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Servant Leader

Holy Thursday is a time to tell stories. If you have ever been…
April 23, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Poverty Perspective

Coming up against the culture isn’t always easy. Some people…
April 21, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

My Unique Experience With a Realtor (Part Two)

A continuation of Tuesday's blog...

The realtor and I started…
April 16, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

My Unique Experience With a Realtor (Part One)

After I left my job as director of religious education for two…
April 14, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

A Little Nudge

For a long time, I have been feeling a funny nudge inside. Another…
April 9, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Pause and Pray

How do you live each day? After I read a quote by Muhammad Ali,…
April 7, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Empty

I usually wear seven rings. It’s not as flashy as it sounds.…
April 2, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Daily Diary

Frederick Buechner, one of my favorite email pastors, writes,…
March 31, 2020/by Amanda Hackett