Some of you have let me know that you are having trouble ordering my book Lectio Divina: Contemplative Awakening and Awareness from Amazon (they indicate a 3-5 week delay) and Barnes and Noble indicates it being out of stock. I contacted Paulist Press and unfortunately they didn’t have any clear ideas about why this was happening, but I ordered a number of copies from them. If online ordering isn’t working you can order directly from Paulist Press. You can also order copies directly from me, now that I have enough on hand. I have to charge the full price of $18.95 plus shipping (calculated based on actual cost, plus sales tax if you live in WA State), but I will also gladly sign and dedicate your copies as you wish. Send me an email at Christine@AbbeyoftheArts.com if you’d like to order some copies, they make great gifts (especially with an author inscription!), and I can send you a Paypal invoice for the total or you can send me a check.
I am delighted to share another beautiful submission to the Monk in the World guest post series. Read on for Janeen Adil’s reflection and poem about liminality. Thresholds and doorways make for evocative images; as a monk in the world, I am drawn to a