Amanda Petersen

Amanda Petersen

Amanda, founder of Pathways of Grace, A Place for Deep Listening, has experience as a pastor, hospice chaplain, spiritual director, life coach, writer and artist. She has a background in various prayer practices or discernment tools like the Ignatian Exercises, Benedictine Spirituality, meditation and other contemplative practices. Amanda often encourages using creativity in one’s  spiritual journey. She is the mother of an amazing adult daughter, grandmother to beautiful Alice and the blessed owner of her Boston Terrier, Grace.

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posts by Amanda Petersen:

Running Barefoot and the Contemplative Life

I’ve got nothing.

Consistency in the Spiritual Life


Advent: Living in the Dark

How Do You Search?

Getting a Handle on Life

Returning to the Well: Why Pastors Need the Nurture of Supervision

Holding on to God, Part 2

Life Led From an Inner Space

I Love to Tell the Story: A Lenten Journey

Are You Resurrection Brave?

Asking Loving Questions

Every Step Takes You Somewhere

The Road Map of Your Life

Summer Reading

Chair Number One – A Love Letter to Yourself

Chair Number Two – the Gift of Seeing and Being Seen 

The Third Chair

Summer Reading, Part Two

The Power of Pretend 

Walking in Misty Blue


Sitting In It

Living in Uncomfortable Places

A Life of Response

Are You Simmering?

You Don’t Need Fixing!

Searching for a life where all is well?

Are You Afraid of Spiders?

You Are Wrong