Monastic Musings


September 12, 2015

I have Come that you may have Life – Part 1

With such generosity does Jesus utter these words! I have come so that you may have life and have it to the full. I for you in abundance...

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September 12, 2015

I have Come that you may have Life – Part 2

God says today I offer life and death, then choose life, choose life entirely. Give your self unconditionally to the abundant and generous life gifted you.

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September 12, 2015

Obedience

Perhaps obedience is not a word that sits easily with us today yet it is one of the three vows taken by the Benedictine monk. The word obedience is first mentioned at the beginning of the prologue to the Rule of St Benedict and...

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September 12, 2015

Carrying The Past

Learning to live in the present moment, learning to live in the now is an aspect of spiritual discipline and a goal of spiritual practice that is common to all the major spiritual traditions across our globe.

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September 12, 2015

International Womens Day 2015

Today we celebrate International Women’s day. Around the world we are holding in our heart and our prayer.

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September 12, 2015

Breathe Christ

One of the practices at the heart of Lectio Divina, the Benedictine way of prayer is meditation.

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September 12, 2015

Get into that Wheelbarrow!

Sometimes I hear a story that takes my breath away. This was one. Do you want to know - or perhaps you do know - what the difference is between faith and trust?

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