Monastic Wisdom

Fr Wigram, white-haired Cowley monk,
was chatting with a postulant
who asked him which "method
of contemplative prayer"
he preferred.

The older priest
scratched his head and admitted:
"Well, usually I just kneel down
and hope for the best."

Poetry by Thomas DeFreitas The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2017-05-24 at 15:48

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Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Sounds about right. One easily can overthink such things.

one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
Reminds me of my Buddhist friend who meditates in a comfy beach chair. Whatever works.


by Thomas DeFreitas