Monday, August 8, 2016

Impoverished without Contemplation

Impoverished without Contemplation: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in one of his Gulag books tells of how he and other prisoners were kept in buildings without any windows, yet each day, when they were being marched from one prison bloc to another they slowly gazed at the sliver of light from outside...

I hear similar stories all the time from my "cloistered brothers," as they are transported to doctors or the hospital.  They hungrily soak in the views from the windows as they rush by, all too fast.

Read the article; it'll will inspire you to be grateful.

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My Personal Litany

Over at Windows to the Soul Blog , Sister Marie Paul Curly wrote a post before she went on retreat.  She actually wrote her own litany to h...