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Flowers in TwickenhamA couple of quotes from The Power of Silence: Against The Dictatorship of Noise by Robert Cardinal Sarah with Nicolas Diat…

“In this inspired place, the long tradition of the eremitic Orders, the tragedies of history, and the beauty of creation cross paths.”

“Carthusian spirituality was born of the encounter of a soul and a place, from the coincidence between a desire for a quiet life in God and a landscape, Cartusie solitudinem, as the ancient documents describe it, the isolation and wild beauty of which attracts souls to even greater solitude, far from the ‘fugitive shadows of the world’, allowing men to pass ‘from the storm of this world to the tranquil, sure repose of the port.'”

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