Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Benedictine Spirituality


Balance
Reading
Stability
The divine office
The Rule of Saint Benedict
   
Listening
Humility
Obedience
Purity of Heart
Seek God (Quaerere Deum)

Silence (stillness and quietness of heart)
Renouncing our own will
Seeing Christ in everyone
Consecrating all time to God
Praying without ceasing

Conversatio Morum ----(monastic fidelity)
Work
Detachment
Lectio Divina
Awareness of our death
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Footnotes: The list is in Introverted (or Inverted) Parallelism. Defined.

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