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Life Lessons from a Trappist Monk

Generosity: Life Lessons from a Trappist Monk#13

In this series of blog posts, Life lessons from a Trappist Monk, I share the wisdom of my late friend Brother Rene, who was a monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani for over fifty years. For many years we corresponded by letter, and here I share excerpts from his letters. All God asks and what…

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True Desire: Life Lessons From a Trappist Monk #11

God only knows what the deepest meaning of your desire really is. Being Love, God can only answer you with Love to your ultimate joy. Have no fears or doubts. –excerpt from Brother Rene letter, dated April 2004 We are now at the end of Lent, and I know for me it has been a…

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Give Love: Life Lessons from a Trappist Monk #10

To be filled with Love is one thing, but it must also be given away continually. The more you give the more you get. Never let the ball stop with you. Make an effort to give love and to give love and to give love. Stop giving and it turns sour. –excerpt from Brother Rene…

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