Of the many rich and fruitful paths available as part of the Christian tradition, the monastic way calls to me the strongest. The invitation to live life with more slowness, simplicity, and attentiveness are rich gifts in a world driven by speed, consumerism, and distraction. Contemplative practices help to offer an antidote to ways of living that have contributed to the destruction of the earth.
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By The Rev. Allie Perry as previously published in the New Haven Register’s “Faith Matters” column on December 22, 2019 and with her permission
A blog in remembrance of Florence Trahan, RSM by Genie Guterch, RSM
As excerpted from Great Love in Little Ways – Reflections on the Power of Kindness by Gunilla Norris