A lot of people (and I count myself in this category) would approach a monastery expecting that they’re going to find some kind of special divinity mingling down to our common humanity. Instead you get humanity meeting humanity. Being at the Monastery is so restorative, I want to bottle it and take it back with me each time I leave. Although I have only one more year of being a Canon Young Scholar, retreats at the Monastery will be worked into my life from now on.
Ian Powell – North Saanich, British Columbia
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