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Silence can offer us a healing space

July 24th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It’s not an easy life and she soon finds herself struggling with her choice. Her confessor is a young, inexperienced, monk named Fr Ranaulf. Their relationship isn’t easy. Ranaulf is a shy man, of few words, and so Sarah is often frustrated with him, wanting him to say more, to be more empathic, and simply to be more present to her. They often argue, or, at least, Sarah tries to coax more words and sympathy out of Ranaulf. But whenever she does this he cuts short the visit and leaves. One day, after a particularly frustrating meeting that leaves Ranaulf ... continue reading.

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