The Way of St Benedict – Stability
Rod Dreher’s book The Benedict Option has brought light to the contribution and possibilities of the Benedictine way of life to a wider audience, but it is important to understand the foundations of Benedictine spirituality. It is a way for all Christians–not just for monks and nuns. It is a supremely practical and down to earth spiritual path. At the same time it is dignified, commodious, courteous and civilized.
Here begins a little series on the vows of the Benedictine monk and how they relate to our lives.
The Benedictine Monk takes three vows: Stability, Obedience and Conversion of Life. The three vows are