Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pray hard!

This week in our “monastery of the heart,” we are concentrating on prayer. The chapter abounds in eternal and unarguable truths: Benedictine spirituality is rooted in the timelessness of scripture. It is the story of God’s way with the world. … Continue reading

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Prayer–One for All,All for One

I didn’t realize I’d missed a week! Here are two blogs for the price of one! Thoughts from chapter three in Joan Chittister’s The Monastery of the Soul. This week our little group read chapter three. One of the things … Continue reading

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In the (Cyber) World, but not Of It

Chapter 2 in The Monastery of the Heart, “A Seeker’s Path,” speaks of two different ways of seeking God—in solitude and in community—and says they are both important. The solitary, says Chittister, “go deeply into the struggle with the self—both … Continue reading

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