The Rule is the slow and tedious task of listening and learning to the patterns of our lives, over and over, day after day, until we finally hear the people we love and love the people we’ve learned to dislike.

Wisdom Distilled From the Daily, Living the Rule of St. Benedict Today, Joan Chittister; Harper and Row, 1990

Seeking God, The Way of St. Benedict by Ester de Waal; Liturgical Press, 2001

The Rule of Benedict; A Spirituality for the 21st Century, Joan Chittister; Crossroads Publishing; 2014

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