Posts Tagged ‘Sabbath’

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By Sharon Lee Song

In 2005, a documentary film called Into Great Silence was released, capturing a rare glimpse of the intimate, ascetic world of the Carthusian monks of Grand Chartreuse monastery in the French Alps.  Visitors are not permitted, and generally the monks do not have contact with the outside world.  (more…)


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Space to Breathe…

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By Maria Liu Wong

This morning when I peeked into my younger children’s room at 7:00 am, I was surprised to find my younger son Josiah at his desk poring over a Chinese textbook. “Josiah, what are you doing?” I said. “I’m reading!” he replied. “But Ms. Chang isn’t coming today. She’s coming next week.” “I know. I’m just reading.” (more…)

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