Our world badly needs Christ's light and peace. One way to bring these blessings to one another is to attend to our own hearts and to learn to live well.
Living Lent well involves turning back to God to receive his blessing. In this deep and practical book, a guide for Lent and the rest of the year, Sr Laurentia distils the sixth-century Rule of St Benedict as a series of blessings. Closely based on Scripture, the Rule highlights that the whole of life has a Lenten character and points to a joyful eternity.
This accessible guide also includes ideas for reflection and action at the end of each chapter.
'The Way of Benedict points us towards listening, gratitude and balance in our lives.'
Linda Jones, Head of Theology, CAFOD
'This beautiful book introduces us to the Benedictine Rule as a wise way to live.'
Abbot Christopher Jamison, author of Finding Sanctuary and Finding Happiness
'Readers who journey with The Way of Benedict might well discover . . . a livelier desire for resurrection.'
Mother Johanna Marie Melnyk OSB, Prioress, Holy Angels Convent, Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA
'This is a Lent book that will be read for its joyfulness the whole year round.'
The Very Revd Dr Frances Ward, writer and theologian