Lou Ella Hickman

Lou Ella Hickman is a member of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament and is a former teacher and librarian. Her poems have appeared in numerous magazines such as America, First Things, Emmanuel, Third Wednesday, and new verse news, as well as in four anthologies: The Night's Magician: Poems about the Moon, edited by Philip Kolin and Sue Brannan Walker; Down to the Dark River, edited by Philip Kolin; Secrets, edited by Sue Brannan Walker; and After Shocks: The Poetry of Recovery for Life-Shattering Events, edited by Tom Lombardo. She was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2017. Her first book of poetry, titled she: robed and wordless, was published in 2015.

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Setting my poetry to music is nothing less than God's miracle

Both poetry and spirituality challenge us to see God in all things

Stories around the table: 'The Help' is a celluloid parable

Hope springs eternal with a little help from Supergirl

The Eucharist, gratitude and a spirituality of surprise

Pray with these women whose stories are woven into the 'great fabric of salvation history'

Praying with women in the Bible

The Way of the Cross: the way of kindness