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“Because you have so much desire…”

STUDY is a traditional spiritual practice.

Right now, parents all over Montreal are buying school supplies for their children. Older students are choosing their courses, working out their schedules, gathering their assigned materials and readings. Teachers and professors are preparing for the new school year.

Yet as Thomas Moore writes in this essay, one of the roots of the word study is “leisure.”

Study image Moyan BrennWhen  have you taken pleasure in giving yourself to learning?

What draws you right now as a subject to be studied?

“I recommend to everyone 30 minutes or an hour of study each day, learning about something you love, not needing any discipline because you have so much desire”, he writes.

You can find a variety of opportunities for study in this week’s Newsletter from Christ Church Cathedral.

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