The Rule: Chapter 65.2, the Prior and Subprioress

Contrition is a sign of humble growth. The experience of contrition reveals that we are seeing and accepting the significance of what we have done or failed to do, along with the influence of this on ourselves and others. We are seeing with our heart’s eye how our falling short in loving shapes energetic intention and behaviour away from the ways of love. As humility grows in the heart of us, contrition can prepare the way for divine compassion to become our compassion for ourselves and others. Contrition is not about beating ourselves up for being imperfect. Humble contrition is a flood gate open to the living water of a mercy that is not of our making. >>> Read more here
  • Place:  London, UK
  • Date: September 2015