The Way of St Benedict – Obedience

Posted August 4, 2019 8:47 pm by Dwight Longenecker

The Way of St Benedict – Obedience

This is the second in a series of posts on the Benedictine Way. The first article on the vow of Stability is here.
The second vow the Benedictine takes is the vow of obedience. Obedience!!?? we howl. But we’re grown ups. We’re supposed to take responsibility for ourselves. We’re supposed to be pro active. We’re supposed to make our own moral decisions. Yadda yadda yadda.
Yes, no doubt true up to a point. We don’t want a church made up of doormats and robots. However, the vices of any age are best corrected by the virtues we find most repellent. Our age

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