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The Fullness of Light – Sext

Sext, or Sixth Hour, is another of the fixed times of prayer of the Divine Office  of almost all the traditional Christian liturgies. It consists mainly of Psalms and is said at noon. Its name comes fromLatin and refers to … Continue reading

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Mid Morning Pause – Terce

Terce, or Third Hour, was the time of the mid-morning break for prayer in the medieval monasteries. It consisted then, and still does, mainly of psalms and is said at 9 a.m. Its name comes from Latin and refers to … Continue reading

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Break of Day – Lauds

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.      Marcus Aurelius Until December I was naturally getting up around five, sometimes … Continue reading

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A Book of Hours

My intention was be be very organized this year and I am on track for that. But being organized is not an end to itself but a means to an end, that end being more time to spend on things … Continue reading

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