Preparing for the Deep Dive into Lent

Yesterday I posted a photo of a book, and icon I had purchased at church. I started reading it to see what I needed to do to prepare to read this book for 40 days. The author mentioned that the study in this book could be used as a spiritual retreat. After having only been…

A look at various scripture reading plans

One of the paths I went down while looking for something other than Protestantism was Benedictine monasticism. Not to be a monastic (now I now anyone may live an asthetic life and in fact things should not be so different between laymen and monastics), but looking for ways of being and ‘doing’ ‘extra’. One of…