Tuesday, August 26, 2014
It was challenging because I needed to stay late at night in order to do the setup at the kitchen and refectory of the monastery.
The time i spent in setting for breakfast ate up my sleeping time and therefore shortened my hours of sleep. This gave me a real trouble waking up at 3:30Am to prepare for the first prayers of the day which was at 4:00AM.
at 2:26 AM
Sunday, August 10, 2014
The first stage for a prospective candidate is to live in our Guesthouse for a week to ten days; we might ask him to do this a few times before inviting him into the Cloister. Once in the monastery he will be expected to participate fully in the life of the community.
This stage is referred to as the Observership, and it usually lasts for a month or two depending on each individual case. Next comes the
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