Monday, June 16, 2008

Sylvan Wisdom and Such

I'm still in the woods, and it looks like I will be heading out tomorrow. Being in the woods the last two weeks made me think, "Are there any Sylvan Fathers?" What I mean is that in Christianity there are the desert fathers, pioneers of the monastic contemplative tradition, is there a woodland counterpart of these desert monks?

Well, here is some sylvan wisdom that I amassed over the two weeks: "You control your passions for Christ, so that you will have passion for Christ."

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