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Hermit Solidarity and Community

Chronic Illness and Pain can often cause isolation even for Hermits.  Yes we value our Solitude, but we need to know we have companions along the way, just like anyone else.  The Early Desert Fathers and Mothers also had this … Continue reading

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The WEEDS In Our Garden

Todays e-Course Lesson asks us about the Weeds that have insinuated themselves into our Spiritual Gardens where Christ alone is meant to dwell with us.  The most threatening of these weeds for those challenged by illness and pain is the Belief … Continue reading

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CHRISTIAN MEDITATION SESSION

Greetings to All –  Today is SUNDAY, Lent Week 2. Although I have my infirmities and pains to contend with, nonetheless, within my heart I align myself with God for the highest good of all suffering being.  I practice of … Continue reading

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A Rule Of Life – Reflections for LENT

Greetings to All – As we enter Week 2 of LENT, I find it a good time to pause and look within, hoping to discern in just what ways I have been cooperating with the graces offered to me, thus … Continue reading

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The Hope That Leads Us

The Hope That Leads Us by Bro.Mark Hermits of St. Giles Lent is a time to gather our strength once again to face the trials that have been given us. To carry our own unique crosses. For it is through … Continue reading

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Hermit in the Snow

by: Charles Hermits of St.Giles I had an appointment today with the dentist to have two teeth pulled both abscessed, happy to see them go. My neighbor was to take me but canceled on account of the weather. So I … Continue reading

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Your Suffering Has Meaning

For all who study and teach Scripture, our encounter with the Living Word will bear fruit in the lives of countless others. by: Bro. Mark I have been contemplating that God actually helps others through me when I study and … Continue reading

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Nothing To Covet

By Theresa                                                                             … Continue reading

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DAY 26 – Desert Wisdom Incarnate

“So, then, their solitary cells were like tents filled with divine choirs — singing Psalms, studying, fasting, praying, rejoicing in the hope of the life to come, and laboring in order to give alms and preserving love and harmony among … Continue reading

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DAYS 20 and 21 – Who Am I?!

Day 20 and 21 – Who  Am I and Do Not Judge – A 2-part Teaching: Abba Poemen said to Abba Joseph, “Tell me how to become a monk.” He said, “If you wish to find rest here below and … Continue reading

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