reflecting the holistic nature of Desert Spirituality -
the justice of the prophets;
the contemplative prayer of the Desert Fathers & Mothers;
the love of Jesus's Commandments;
the care of our Creator's design and work.
They take their lives into their place of worship and bring their worship into their homes.
I love this quote. To me this is what worship, a life of commitment, is all about. The description is fuller than this:
Free of statues and with rugs instead of pews, I saw them [mosques] rather like a big sitting room where children play, women feed their families pitta bread and milk and grandmothers sit and read the Koran in wheelchairs. They take their lives into their place of worship and bring their worship into their homes.
I'm a Has Been - or to be grammatically correct a Have Been. I have been - Nurse, Librarian, Station Cook, Union Organiser, Political Staffer, Corporate PA, Business Woman. I receive that well-known arts/blogging subsidy known as the Old Aged Pension and keep myself occupied out-of-doors with gardening, community activism & doing coffee.