Posts from January 2021

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A reflection – The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris (day 3)

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The Cloister WalkKathleen NorrisJanuary 28, 2021 Observations There is a special diversity in those who follow God and answer God’s call to service. However, as “special” as that diversity may be there is nothing special about it because the diversity present in those who answer God’s call is the diversity of creation. The flaw of […]

St. John’s e-News for 1/31/2021

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Sunday Worship – We will conduct a remote worship as part of our response to the uptick in COVID cases and provide safe worship. For those desiring, please contact the Rector to pick up pre-consecrate elements for at-home Communion. We have also set up to live-stream worship on our YouTube channel at: https://youtu.be/vAMSAAKJ9hU. Lenten Study […]

Reflection on “The Cloister Walk” by Kathleen Norris

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The Cloister WalkKathleen NorrisJanuary 27, 2021 Hildegard of Bingen wrote to a monk, “What I do not see I do not know. I see, hear, and know simultaneously, and learn what I know as if in a moment. But what I do not see I do not know, for I am not learned. Questions: How […]

Reflection based on “The Cloister Walk” by Kathleen Norris

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Beginning my journey in the book The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris. As I pondered her opening pages, centered on the theme of Dawn.   She explained her introduction to the Benedictine form of Spirituality and the Rule of Benedict. The principle focus at the outset is the nature of time. How we live as spiritual people […]