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Almost Home

One thousand miles to Saint Benedict’s Monastery is an adventure…
March 26, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Caring in a Crisis

The coronavirus is confusing and frightening for millions of…
March 24, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Coloring Calm

When I was a child, I loved coloring because it gave me the chance…
March 19, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

What Not to Say 101

“Been there done that!” The words stung as they hung in the…
March 17, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

The Glory of Lent

On Valentine’s Day, we received a pot filled with bulbs just…
March 12, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Living Our Democracy

Recently, I listened to an interview that Krista Tippett, MPR’s…
March 10, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Out of Gas

When I entered the convent in 1956, driving was still considered…
March 5, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Catching the Ball

While attending my first game at Target Field last August, I…
March 3, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Rest in Peace

Ione, please don't rest in peace!

This seems to be the year…
February 27, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Voracious Reader

When I discovered reading, there was no stopping me. I was one…
February 25, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

It Was a Puzzle

With blizzard conditions roaring out of doors, the puzzle purchased…
February 20, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

How to Survive Lent

I have many memories of Lent in church. Some are really dreary…
February 13, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

My Pet Fly

If one is a people person, how does one find life with living…
February 6, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Gifts

Last August, I helped pack up my sister’s belongings as she…
February 4, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Saving Earth

Like a comet across the sky, or an explosion of shooting stars,…
January 30, 2020/by Amanda Hackett

Driving While Female

“Driving while female” was the charge against Manal al-Sharif…
January 28, 2020/by Amanda Hackett