(Reuters) - Tucked off a two-lane highway in a hilly, wooded section of central Massachusetts, a group of Roman Catholic monks has embraced a centurie...
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What distinguishes the Trappist business philosophy from most of its secular competition is that very same spirit of service and selflessness toward others that Father Leonard epitomized so well.
I am moving beyond spirituality and its program of self by becoming more contemplative. I judge less than I ever have before. I try to listen carefully.
If you decide to pursue a deeper connection with God, hang on tight. It may be quite a ride.
I first read Merton, a cloistered monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani in rural Kentucky for most of his life, as a student and was instantly besotted with his unique mix of humanity and holiness.
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