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Breakthrough

Sister Helenette Baltes and Sister Pat Ostrander have been close…
September 10, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Parades

Parades…when I watch them…I cry. While standing on main as…
September 5, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

24/7

Recently, I participated in an evening of prayer and reflection…
September 3, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

A Bird’s-Eye View

After sitting out on a big rock early this calm sunny morning,…
August 29, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Family Reunions

Summer may be the best time for family reunions since schools…
August 27, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Thank You, God

I have cats because I am afraid of mice.

My cats do not like…
August 22, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Cosmic Praise

As a child, I had the thrill of receiving First Holy communion…
August 20, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Sometimes the Grass Really is Greener…

“The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.”…
August 15, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

To Be and To Be With

Recently, I read two sources of inspiration for me: a small quotation…
August 13, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Murmuring

 Murmuring

Benedict has no use for murmuring within the monastery.…
August 8, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Make It Look Nice

"Make it look nice." These words had new meaning for me after…
August 6, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

The Pillar of Salt

Often when women get together to discuss Scripture, amazing ideas…
July 25, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Gratefulness After the Fact

For many years, I resented the fact that while growing up, my…
July 23, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?

Is there anyone among my readers who recalls Eddy Arnold’s…
July 16, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Julian of Norwich, A Saint for Today

Sixty years ago, an old Benedictine monk spoke of God in a way…
July 11, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Attention

It’s strange how often a message can repeat itself until it…
July 9, 2019/by Amanda Hackett