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Hermitlike Folks

“If a reclusive monk discovers that he is living in a state of bliss and ecstasy, his poverty of human company becomes the ultimate in comfort. 658 more words

Cultural Highlights

The life of a hermit: A glimpse inside the little-known state of life

Portland, Maine, Apr 15, 2018 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The word ‘hermit’ might conjure up some strange images, a la John the Baptist living reclusively in the desert, wearing a hair shirt and eating locusts and honey.

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The Dark Mass and the Coming of Styrian

The Chronicles of Styrian – Book One

No one on Venus felt safe since the dark mass was discovered.

The warrior wizards who ruled the planet didn’t know how to stop the dark mass that was heading for their world. 609 more words

Flash Fiction

Episode 33 - The Desert Fathers

Have you ever wanted to just pack up and get away from it all? Perhaps to somewhere nice like, you know, a cave in the middle of the desert? 74 more words


Book Review: The Stranger in the Woods

The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit. By: Michael Finkel. Check it out here.

When I come across recommended book lists or friend recommendations I add them to my reading list on Amazon and that’s usually how I decide what to read next. 563 more words


Challenges: How do you react?

Crocus are one of my favorite flowers.  Not that I’ve ever seen them push their way through the snow.  Here in Missouri when they come in March we don’t usually have snow although we do have brown grass and a scattering of dead leaves.  316 more words

Life Lessons

The Ecclesial Dimension of Christian Discipline

It can be very easy to think of spiritual growth and the disciplines solely in terms of what each of us is and does individually. Indeed, the history of the disciplines feels like it is full of loners — hermits and monks, the lone missionary in a heathen land, Susannah Wesley hiding under the table for her private devotions,  494 more words