Visit the Abbey of the Arts online retreat platform to access your programs:

The Artistry of Sky

img_0526.JPG img_0738.JPG clouds-4.jpg img_0685.JPG clouds-7.jpg clouds-6.jpg

One of my favorite things to do is to watch clouds.  Unlike the sense of groundedness and solidness I receive from ancient things, clouds are in a constant process of slowly shifting into different patterns, always revealing something new.  I love to imagine God as the Great Artist, playing with the clouds, shifting their forms from moment to moment, seeing if we will notice.  These images are from our trip to Kauai.

You might also enjoy

Monk in the World Guest Post: Jodi Blazek Gehr

I am delighted to share another beautiful submission to the Monk in the World guest post series from the community. Read on for Jodi Blazek Gehr’s reflection on gratitude, wonder, and the sweet spot of life. As a Benedictine Oblate of a monastic community about

Read More »

Christine Interviewed on the Compass Podcast

Christine was interviewed about fasting and Lent on the Compass Podcast. She shares her insights on how fasting can go beyond traditional ideas of abstaining from food and can instead be a way to open ourselves to a deeper encounter with the divine. Christine outlines

Read More »