Benedictine Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 21 Quotes About Benedictine

#1. In Benedictine spirituality, work is what we do to continue what God wanted done ... God goes on creating through us. Consequently a life spent serving God must be a life spent giving to others what we have been given. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#2. Benedictine spirituality, after all,
is life lived to the hilt.
It is a life of concentration
on life's ordinary dimensions.
It is an attempt to do
the ordinary things of life
extraordinarily well. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#3. We are a culture that relies on technology over community, a society in which spoken and written words are cheap, easy to come by, and excessive. Our culture says anything goes; fear of God is almost unheard of. We are slow to listen, quick to speak, and quick to become angry. - Author: Francis Chan
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#4. Being Benedictine--a monastic or an oblate--means trying a little harder to show the courtesy of love for one another, to see Christ in the people with whom, we live, work and pray--and to look for Him even in the people with whom we disagree. - Author: Benet Tvedten
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#5. Rapping is the only time I'm serious. - Author: Earl Sweatshirt
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#6. The story was heavy in her hands, the book spread open like legs, the letters very small i spite of describing such a big moment - Author: Natalia Jaster
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#7. Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment contracts have less protection than in the past. - Author: Jacques Delors
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#8. You have to trust someone before you can have rituals with them. - Author: Rachel Klein
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#9. Why do you have to go and make Things so complicated ... - Author: Avril Lavigne
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#10. You must guard your mouth, because no matter what you say, you are launching weapons of one sort or another. - Author: Terry Law
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#11. I have somewhere heard or read the frank confession of a Benedictine abbot: "My vow of poverty has given me a hundred thousand crowns a year; my vow of obedience has raised me to the rank of a sovereign prince." - I forget the consequences of his vow of chastity. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#12. It may be fashionable to assert that all is holy, but not many are willing to haul ass to church four or five times a day to sing about it. It's not for the faint of heart. - Author: Kathleen Norris
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#13. Dad followed his I'm-So-Disappointed speech with a lecture on career opportunities.
"You're going to study literature and get a job doing what?" he said. "Literaturizing? - Author: David Sedaris
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#14. I started modeling when I was 13 or 14, I think. - Author: Lara Stone
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#15. Benedictine spirituality is a consistent one: live life normally, live life thouhtfully, live life profouncly, live life well. Never neglect and never exaggerate. It is a lesson that a world full of cults and fads and workaholics and short courses in difficult subjects needs dearly to learn. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#16. In a conversation, the words can get stuck, I don't know what to say, I get very anxious. - Author: Florence Welch
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#17. Dear God, give bread to those who are hungry and a hunger and thirst for justice to those who have plenty. Amen. - Author: Benedictine Prayer
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#18. If you have an ancestor who is a Benedictine monk, we would rather not know it. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#19. The danger is in becoming so seduced by the lexiconic that we became lexiphanes. There's no excuse for indulging in the bombastic at any time, of course. - Author: Murray Waldren
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#20. Benedict sets up a community, a family. And families, the honest among us will admit, are risky places to be if perfection is what y ou are expecting in life. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#21. When we were starting our community a bunch of older Benedictine nuns said to us, "If you have any questions or want to pick our brains, please do - we've been doing community for about 1,500 years together so we've learned a few things." - Author: Shane Claiborne
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