Reading Notes: The Chronicles of Narnia

January 20, 2015

Narnia is a great book. I cannot tell you how many questions I had about my faith has been solved in the process of reading this book. It was an amazing experience for me. Narnia is a kid book since its English is so easy. However, its theological meanings are so deeper that even an adults like me feel moved. I am planning to write down every great illuminations I…

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City of God Notes: Book IX

October 28, 2013

The difference between the knowledge of angels and the knowledge of demons. The good angels hold cheap all the knowledge of material and temporal matters, which inflates the demons with pride. ( Book IX chapter 22 22) Yesterday I laid on bed when I read this piece. I cannot say how much I was moved by this pieces. I was really into philosophy when I was in college, especially the…

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Chapter One: Of the Kinds or the Life of Monks

June 21, 2013

It is first chapter of the book. It is an important since it tells us what is religious life. In today’s world, the way we wish to live is also ” on our own”.  It was and may be still the reason that I feel reluctant to join the religious life: I am afraid of rules. It is well known that there are four kinds of monks. The first kind…

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Notes: The Holy Rule of St. Benedict.

June 21, 2013

Sometimes, when I read books, I always forget what I have read. When I am getting older, it become easier and easier for me to forget a lot of stuff, so I decide to read slowly and try to take some notes. I also have the problem of leaving paper everywhere, so I decide to use my blog to gather all my notes.. It is just for my own use….

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Light and Strength

May 27, 2013

  http://www.clearcreekmonks.org/_product/light-and-strength-lady-abbess-book.html ( where you can get the English version…) When you have an interesting spiritual director, you will always have interesting spiritual reading to do..hahaha… I just finished reading this book. It is a book about the first abbess of Sainte-Cecile of Solesmes. As a traditional Catholic who love Gregorian chant, I have to begin to feel excited when I see the word ” solemes” . If as a…

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