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Your Monastic Cell Will Teach You – Christine Valters Paintner 

June 9, 2017

“The early desert monks would say, ‘Go, sit in your cell, and your cell will teach you everything.’ The cell is both an internal and external place. We carry our monastic cell with us everywhere we go. It is a symbol for the place within our hearts where we wrestle with our inner struggles and encounter God’s presence in the midst of the wrestling.”
— Christine Valters Paintner, PhD Illuminating the Way: Embracing the Wisdom of Monks and Mystics 
When will you find time and space to sit in your cell today? What are you discovering there?

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