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The Monk and the Bible

A Story from a 4th Century Desert Father Here is a story taken from a Thomas Merton book titled The Wisdom of the Desert and it comes to us from the fourth century desert father, Abbot Anastasius. There once was a wise monk, Abbot Anastasius, living alone in the desert, who had a very nice […]

Bedroom Prayer

“But when you pray, go to your private room, shut yourself in, and so pray to your Father who is in that secret place…” Matt 6:6 Our eldest granddaughter is of an age where she is beginning to discover that she is a little person in her own right. As she weans herself off her […]