lux in tenebris

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Feb 25, 2004

Yet another example of the secular media displaying, albeit somewhat shame-facedly, a fascination with contemplative monasticism -- this time concerning Pluscarden Abbey in Scotland:

The men's voices start up next, low and harmonious, the Gregorian chant reverberating around the stone walls, up into the darkness. Only one small candle is burning and the first of the day's prayer services begin. It's undeniably moving, and I think to myself: "If I could start every day like this, would life be different? Would I always be happy? Would I find God?"

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