Old Monk on Death

Keep Death Daily Before Your Eyes [Read more...]

Old Monk on Madness


The time is coming when men will go mad, a time when if they will see someone who is not mad they will attack him saying, “You are mad because you are not like us!” [Read more...]

Old Monk on Observation


Stop. Look. Listen. Take time to observe the world, others and yourself. This requires you to be alert and silent. [Read more...]

Old Monk on Love of God


Novice: Should I love God or fear God?  Old Monk: You should fear the Love of God. [Read more...]

Old Monk on Silence


How can you hear the still, small voice of God if you are talking all the time? [Read more...]

Old Monk on Monks


Visitor to the monastery: What is the most difficult thing about monastic life? Old Monk: Other monks. Visitor: Why are they so difficult? Old Monk: Because they are like me. [Read more...]