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Do You Remember Your First Confession?

Chicago. St. Xavier’s Academy. Grade 2. Sister Michon, R.S.M.

Having…
January 24, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Beyond Comprehension

I always said
That I would never get over it.
Such love!
To…
January 17, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Toward A Hopeful Future

It’s this time of year, when we recognize that something is…
January 15, 2019/by Amanda Motz

The Value Tree

Sister Ardella Kvamme now looks at a new scene outside her office…
January 10, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Artists at Work

Did you know that there is an artist within each of us? Did you…
January 8, 2019/by Amanda Motz

The Christ Child, A Refugee

"When the magi had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph…
January 3, 2019/by Amanda Motz

The Labyrinth

I have had the opportunity to pray and walk a Labyrinth several…
January 1, 2019/by Amanda Motz

The Blankie

I remember the story, only through the ritual of retelling that…
December 25, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Flying Through Advent

Blue Bonnet and I came back to my office to find my angel flying…
December 21, 2018/by Amanda Motz

NOLA

NOLA stands for New Orleans, Louisiana, and is the current acronym…
December 18, 2018/by Amanda Motz

A Journey Into the Past

As an adult, have you ever gone back to visit a place that held…
December 11, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Bigger Isn’t Better

The puzzling book of Revelation, which fills our minds and hearts…
December 4, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Advent Awaits

"Night of Silence," written and published by Daniel Kantor, is…
November 27, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Contagious

You and I can probably name several people in our lives that…
November 20, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Monastics First and Foremost

Have you ever wondered how a Benedictine monastery functions?…
November 13, 2018/by Amanda Motz

What Dad Taught Me

This past June, I attended a course at the Monastic Institute…
November 6, 2018/by Amanda Motz