Students and friends often ask me what books I would recommend for devotional reading. I admit I am not entirely sure what sort of book they are looking for. If by devotional they mean a book they can read a few pages each morning that will provide spiritual reflection throughout the day, then nearly anything … Continue reading Devotional Recommendations?
Humility is a big deal for St. Benedict. Chapter seven of his rule focuses on humility and it is one of longest (perhaps the longest) chapters in the entire work. He compares the path to humility as a ladder to the heavens. The first step on this ladder is fear of God which, for him, … Continue reading Be Humble! The Rule of St. Benedict
What are the attributes of a good leader? There are myriads of books out there on leadership, from leadership in the corporate world to leadership in the church and a good bit in between. Specifically speaking about leadership in the Christian community, there is a lot out there. Often when leadership is discussed in Christian … Continue reading Walking with the Saints- The Rule of St. Benedict Chapters 1-2