Abbey Archive

Lead by Loneliness

By Collegiate Abbey / August 6, 2020

I was talking with a friend the other day and the conversation turned to loneliness. It was the subject that bubbled to the top as we visited, in person, face-to-face (socially distanced), and sipped coffee. It caught my attention in a surprising way. I’m realizing that I rarely experience or talk about personal loneliness, (I…

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Union In The Midst Of Trauma

By Collegiate Abbey / July 24, 2020

What is the effect of trauma on the soul?  I came across that question recently as I was reading, it hit me hard. I am not sure if it was because it seems we are living through a worldwide trauma with the pandemic, or if it is because of dealing with trauma and its effects…

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Guard Your Heart

By Collegiate Abbey / July 13, 2020

“Keep your heart with all vigilance,     for from it flow the springs of life.” – Provers 4:23   “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with…

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