Entrar en el espacio sagrado de la experiencia monástica
In The Music of Silence, Brother David, famous for making the special gifts of monastic life accessible to all, evokes the sacred nature of singing. Show in what sense the monastic hours are divine messengers, daily angels who announce the gifts and challenges of each stage of the day. And it communicates the inner peace that moments of silence and true listening can bring.
The monastic day is structured according to the canonical eight hours and Brother David explores each of them and explains the special quality of the song at that time. Share the characteristic hymns and scriptures, the evoked virtues (such as gratitude and forgiveness), the challenges that must be faced, and make concrete suggestions on how that “hour” can be experienced, through prayer or meditation.
In this way, reading this book helps to understand the sacred rhythms and riches of the contemplativ...read more