M. Germaine Hustedde, D. Min. is a member of the Congregation of the Poor Handmaid of Jesus Christ. She has portrayed a capacity for love in a variety of ministries: Child care, Education, Retreat Direction, Counseling and Formation ministry. She has pursued Missionary activity both in India and Kenya. Sister served in General Ministry of her Congregation, headquartered in Dernbach, Germany, from 1989 -2001. Sister is a graduate of Loyola University, Duquesne University and the Graduate Theological Foundation. The author has written and published articles in Sisters Today, the Journal of Formative Spirituality, Humanitas and Spiritual Life. Currently Sister resides in Donaldson, IN.