Life is a Road: Teachings From the Wandering Celtic Monks

Wandering as a spiritual practice is an essential part of the Celtic spirit. When Brendan set out on his mystical sea voyage, he let the waves guide his little boat, trusting that he would get where he was going. The same faith in the journey which Brendan had guided the wandering monks who left behind … Continue reading Life is a Road: Teachings From the Wandering Celtic Monks

Lectio Divina: Sacred Reading as a Path to Contemplation

Lectio Divina is the monastic practice of sacred reading. It is a prayer method which uses specific steps to allow us to penetrate more deeply into the spiritual meanings of scriptures and be transformed by them. Undoubtedly, the master of lectio divina, who first codified it and created the four stages we are familiar with … Continue reading Lectio Divina: Sacred Reading as a Path to Contemplation