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Monastic Roots – Christine Valters Paintner

January 23, 2020

“Monastic tradition has its roots in a call to be in intimate connection with nature. The monk’s path was birthed in the forests and deserts, the places of wilderness and other wild edges that reflect an inner reality as well.”

 Christine Valters Paintner, PhD Earth, Our Original Monastery: Cultivating Wonder and Gratitude through Intimacy with Nature

How do you respond to the monk’s call to the edges, to wildness?

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