Life Lessons from the Monastery: Wisdom on Love, Prayer, Calling, and Commitment

Life Lessons from the Monastery: Wisdom on Love, Prayer, Calling, and Commitment

by Jerome Kodell OSB

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Life Lessons from the Monastery: Wisdom on Love, Prayer, Calling, and Commitment by Jerome Kodell OSB

In thirty short reflections, Abbot Jerome Kodell of Subiaco Abbey provides a lifetime of wisdom on living the Christian life. Drawing on Scripture, the Rule of St. Benedict, and other spiritual writings, Kodell helps us to realize that our common human desires and struggles make life in the monastery not so very different from life in the world. His encouragement and reassurance gives us hope that we can pray, experience God’s loving presence, and stay faithful to the commitments we’ve made. Among the many themes he addresses are holiness, freedom, service, money, hospitality, and silence. Appropriate for anyone still searching for God, as well as for those trying to live as Christians in the world today. Insightful and beautifully written. Makes a thoughtful gift.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593254001
Publisher: The Word Among Us Press
Publication date: 02/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jerome Kodell, OSB, has served as abbot of Subiaco Abbey in Subiaco, Arkansas, since 1989. Prior to his election, he taught at the Abbey’s academy and served as the formation director for young monks. He founded the popular Little Rock Scripture Study program and is the author of the bestselling The Catholic Bible Study Handbook as well as other books on Scripture and the spiritual life.

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