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Laurence Freeman

Laurence Freeman

Laurence Freeman was born in England in 1951 where he was educated by the Benedictines and studied English Literature at New College, Oxford University. Before entering monastic life, he had experience with the United Nations in New York, banking and journalism.
Laurence Freeman

Laurence Freeman

Laurence Freeman was born in England in 1951 where he was educated by the Benedictines and studied English Literature at New College, Oxford University. Before entering monastic life, he had experience with the United Nations in New York, banking and journalism.
Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

Making the Divided Self Whole

Laurence Freeman describes the healing that comes with self-knowledge as WCCM announces ‘Health’ as its theme for the new year.

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

Returning to the Heart

Laurence Freeman reflects on the John Main Seminar of August 2020

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

The Path through the Crisis

Laurence Freeman reflects on the post-Covid-19 world: How can
we make a contemplative response to an unknown future?

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

Reforming Humanity

Laurence Freeman reflects how meditation restores the wisdom we have lost in the link between ascesis and love

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

A New Generation on the Way

Laurence Freeman talks about meditation and the removal of our attachments of the past: the tattoos of the heart.

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

Feast of Peace and Unity

Laurence freeman talks about the blessing of phase 1 of renovation of Bonnevaux.

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

Resurrection beyond time

Laurence Freeman reflects how Resurrection send us into life in a new way.

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

Seeds of Peace

Laurence Freeman talks about the commemoration of John Main.

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

Despite everything, Hope

Laurence Freeman talks about the message from the John Main Seminar on how to develop a contemplative response to our global crisis

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

Facing Change, Seeing Connection

Laurence Freeman on how a contemplative consciousness can bring hope for a world in crisis

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

The birth of a new sanity

Laurence Freeman reflects on how attention and stillness can help in the recovering of the art of a balanced life

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

The Deep Well of Peace and Joy

Laurence Freeman shares the conferences from the latest
School Retreat, on the different aspects of contemplation

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

The work of listening

Laurence Freeman reflects on how meditation can take us beyond
our interior noise to discover the silent nature of our being

Spiritual Letters by Laurence Freeman

The Silence of Healing

Laurence Freeman reflects on the many meanings of health and healing

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