Sister Bernadette: Cowboy nun from Texas : the story of a woman challenged by God

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By association, Texas and cowboys go together. But a cowboy nun? A nun living a contemplative lifein the midst of runninga thriving business? But this is the least of surprises. For thereis little that is ordinary about the life of this 72-year-old abbessof a cloistered monastery in Brenham, Texas, who drives a pick-uptruck, raises and trains world-class miniature horses, and plays amean blue saxophone--all the while providing spiritual and physicalsupport for the sisters under her care and carrying out her ownfull-time occupation of contemplative prayer. The life story of aremarkable woman meeting impossible tasks through her relationshipwith God, her own ingenuity, and the support of her community.

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At one of the recent American Miniature Horse Shows, Sister Mary Bernadette Muller received an unprecedented honor.Contemporaries in the miniature horse world gathered from all over theUnited States to name Sister Bernadette The First Lady of The AmericanMiniature Horse Industry! Testimonial letters acclaimed the "CowboyNun from Texas": her knowledge of miniature horses, her skill atoperating a successful horse breeding and training ranch, her prowessas a business woman, her dedication and enthusiasm for the miniaturehorse industry. These same testamonial letters also acclaimed SisterBernadette as a woman of God with values of prayer, sacrifice,humility, and povery, as well as a woman whose joyful love of Godshows itself in her every act and word.

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A remarkable woman! -- Dan Rather in interview with Sister Bernadette on Dan Rather News Hour

A story of dramatic surprises, heartbreaking circumstances, hilarious incidents, and mystical moments. -- The publisher, Centerpoint Press

She has proven herself to be a shrewd business woman, a competent spiritual leader, and an inspiring religious force... -- Sister Kathleen Francis Honc, O. S. F., Largo, Florida

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