“Be ready because the light will surely come”

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Philosophy & the autonomous Revolution Rock

Cassidy Hall post this insight into the heart and mind of Fr. Charles Cummings, OCSO

The monastic night watch is good practice in the art of waiting, as we patiently look for the coming of dawn. Monks and nuns wait in the dark, longing for the light of dawn but unable to hasten its coming. No one can force the dawn or bring it about in any way. It dawns in its own good time on those who wait for it. The ability to wait is characteristic of those who have learned to slow down and live in the fullness of the present moment. By quietly watching and praying through the night, I learn to live with the slow process of my spiritual growth. I have no control over the future, and I do not know exactly what will happen. I am asked only to stay awake and be…

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