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Desert Wisdom – Christine Valters Paintner 

May 22, 2016

“Their journey into the desert was a movement toward cultivating an intentional awareness of God’s presence and recognizing that worldly pleasures bring little long-term satisfaction.”

 — Christine Valters Paintner, PhD Illuminating the Way: Embracing the Wisdom of Monks and Mystics 
What worldly pleasures have you pursued and which you now realize will never offer you lasting satisfaction? How might you begin to intentionally cultivate a sense of God’s presence?

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