John

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Self-employed
Location Tampa, My wife and I live in a monastic-quiet home in Florida, United States
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Introduction The written word, history, and God’s beauty in creation are at the center of how I spend most of my time.
Interests Abbey, Abbot Isaac, Abbot, Abbots, Benedictine monk, Benedictine monks, Benedictine oblates, Benedictine oblate, Benedictine Spirituality, Benedictine, Benedictines, Bible study, Bible, Biblical studies, Blogging, Blogs, Brandon, Cassian, Catechism, Catechism of the Catholic Church, Catholic Monastery, Catholic Monk, Catholic, Catholic Monks, Catholic Brothers, Catholic saints, Catholic Mass, Catholic Abbey, Catholicism, Catholics, Celtic spirituality, Celtic Christianity, Central Florida, Chant, Christian Mystics, Christian, Christian mysticism, Christian Mystic, Christianity, Christians, Church Fathers, Church history, Church, Citrus County, Clearwater, Consecrated Life, Contemplating, Contemplation, Dade City, Desert fathers, Divine Office, Domestic Church, Early Church fathers, Ecumenism, Egyptian desert fathers, Eucharist, Examiner.com, Florida History, Florida, Gainesville, God, Gregorian chant, Hillsborough County, History, Holy Spirit, Iconography, Jesus Christ, Jesus, John Cassian Lakeland, Lectio divina, Listen, Listening, Liturgy of the Hours, Livingsimply, Lutz, Magisterium, Martyrs, Mary gardens, Mass, Meditating, Meditation, Monasteries, Monastery, Monastic, Monasticism, Monk, Monks, Mystagogy, Mystic, Mysticism, Mystics, Nuns, O.S.B, Oblate, Oblates, Ocala, Opus Dei, Ora et labora, Order of St Benedict, Order of Saint Benedict, Order of St. Benedict, Orlando, OSB, Pasco County, Pilgrimages, Pinellas County, Polk County, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Benedict, Pray, Prayer, Praying, Priest, Priests, Psalm, Psalms, Psalter, Quiet, RCIA, Reading, Religion, Religious vocation, Religious life, Religious freedom, Religious vows, Religious vocations, Riverview, Rule of St. Benedict, Saint Benedict, Saint Therese of Lisieux, Saints, Silence, Sisters, Spiritual formation, Spiritual retreats, Spiritual, Spiritual Life, Spiritual retreat, Spirituality, St Benedict, St. Leo, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Leo Abbey, St. Petersburg, St. Benedict, St. Leo Abbey, St. Benedict, Stillness, Tampa Bay, Tampa, Traditional Catholicism, Trinity, Vatican, Vaticanology, Walking, West Central Florida, Writing, Zephyrhills
Favorite Music Monastery Podcasts by the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
Favorite Books How to be a monastic and not leave your day job, The Rule of Benedict for Beginners, RB 1980, Benedictine Monachism: Studies in Benedictine Life and Rule, The Benedictines, Perspectives on the Rule of Saint Benedict, Rule of St. Benedict, Bible, Benedictine Weekly Psalter, The Love of Learning and the Desire for God, The Monastic Diurnal, Monastic Diurnal, Benedictine Daily Prayer