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May 8: Monk – Pilgrimage of Resurrection
A Creative Journey through the Easter Season

Pilgrimage of Ressurection

Word for Today: Monk

May 8 - MonkThe root of the word “monk” is monos, which means one or single. It isn’t so much about marital status as it is about the condition of one’s heart. When I try to live as a monk, I commit to living my life with as much integrity as possible.

—Christine Valters Paintner, The Soul of a Pilgrim: Eight Practices for the Journey Within

Reflective Question: How might you answer the monk’s call to live from a commitment to singleness of heart?


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