“The monastic night watch is good practice in the art of waiting, as we patiently look for the coming of dawn. Monks and nuns wait
Love grows where there’s room for it.
The one whose vocation is love lives in a narrative that is controlled by reality.
“My dishonesty with myself and others hinders the honesty of all humanity, hinders the progress of all people.” Journal entry on 2/12/12 In 2012 I
“A cricket chirped in the monastery’s library. That and the swish of a turned page, Thomas Merton’s “New Seeds of Contemplation,” was about it for
I am easily led to anxiety in unfamiliar situations. I don’t like to do things with other people, and though I recognize the necessity in