Category :Contemplation

How to reduce digital distractions: advice from medieval monks

Medieval monks had a terrible time concentrating. And concentration was their lifelong work! Their tech was obviously different from ours. But their anxiety about distraction was not. They complained about being overloaded with information, and about how, even once you finally settled on something to read, it was easy to get bored and turn to something else. They were frustrated by their desire to stare out of the window, or to constantly check on the time…

Feeling God

Many spiritually inclined philosophers often point out that none of us are in charge of each of our heart beats. None of us controls the orbit of a planet around