A Cry for Intimacy

My Lord and my God, take me from all that keeps me from thee.
My Lord and my God, grant me all that leads me to thee.
My Lord and my God, take me from myself and give me completely to thee

Nicholas of Flue (1417-87)

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What is a monk, and why have I become one?

Monkdom has been described in much detail by many, but I believe the essence of it is devotion to God’s word and prayer to the point of laying aside a busy/materialistic/ entertainment-oriented lifestyle in order to pursue these more fully.  “Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you” is the goal of this devotion, to live more fully aware of God’s presence in my life, and through this awareness and focus to become more Christ-like.

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What does ‘Celtic Evangelical’ mean?

As Celtic Evangelicals, we are believers from Evangelical backgrounds who hold the Celtic Christian worldview, a distinct mindset held by both ancient and post-modern Celtic Christians.  This worldview is inclusive and can be embraced by members of any Christian denomination.

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