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Look for Miracles

We have a small, unassuming cabin in the woods on a lake. Surrounding…
July 4, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

January to July

Do you remember how cold it was this past January? When you looked…
July 2, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Walking Her Home

As I write this, my best friend/sister is sleeping peacefully.…
June 27, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Cause to Celebrate

Of course, Benedictines have many reasons to celebrate because…
June 25, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

A More Profound Experience of Reality

Lately, my life feels inelegant, unmanageable and hard. There…
June 20, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

We Are All One-ed in Christ

I came across a very full short statement by Rowan Williams,…
June 13, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Alzheimer’s Prayer

For some time now, I have been studying and learning about various…
June 11, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Becoming A Prophet

Recently, Oprah hosted Joan Chittister on Super Soul Sunday and…
June 6, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Have A Fun Day!

Early one morning as I was having some lab work done, the woman…
June 4, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Remembering the World’s Greatest

Doris Day, Herman Wouk, Jean Vanier—lived long lives and died…
May 28, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Alternative Mother’s Day

Twenty-five billion dollars spent on cards, flowers, jewelry,…
May 23, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

A Day in the Life of Blue Bonnet

Blue Bonnet is a facility dog at Shoedair Children's Hospital…
May 16, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Messengers

I was inspired, today, by Nancy Dallavalle’s reflection, “Missing…
May 14, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Swallows

My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord.

As…
May 9, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

The Waiting Game

To get caught in the waiting game is never fun for me; how about…
May 7, 2019/by Amanda Hackett

Oodles of Doodles

Almost everyone doodles, right? Remember trying to stay awake…
April 30, 2019/by Amanda Hackett