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St. Benedict: Rules for a Busy Contemplative

St. Benedict created a rule for those seeking to live a monastic life that I have applied to my daily life. Whether you are Christian, or follow a different spiritual path, you can find great value in following St. Benedict's Rule, acknowledging the spiritual in your everyday...

Contemplation, Office Politics, & the Rule of Saint Benedict

The verb “contemplate” is defined as “looking at or viewing with continued attention; observe or study thoughtfully; to think deeply about; to have a purpose or intent.” Sounds nice. “Politics,” however, is defined as “the use of intrigue or strategy in obtaining any position of...