A Christmas Lesson from a Trappist Monk …

This is a story of a chance encounter with a Trappist monk on a cold Christmas Eve of how “in our fear we forget the miraculous”.  Click here to read the full story …

“Now there are some things we all know but we don’t take’m out and look at’m very often. We all know that something is eternal…everybody knows in their bones that something is eternal and that something has to do with human beings. All the greatest people ever lived have been telling us that for five thousand years and yet you’d be surprised how people are always losing hold of it. There’s something way down deep that’s eternal about every human being.”  — Thorton Wilder from “Our Town”

“You would not seek Me if you had not already found Me, and you would not have found Me if I had not first found you.”

“You would not seek Me if you had not already found Me, and you would not have found Me if I had not first found you.”

 August Turak from “The Magical Umbrella of Leadership: A Christmas Lesson from a Trappist Monk” (Forbes, December 20, 2012).   

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