Daily Reflection for October 19, 2019

It was said of Abba John that one day he was weaving rope for two baskets, but he made it into one without noticing, until it had reached the wall, because his spirit was occupied in contemplation.

Here John demonstrates how one”s work can be an aid to prayer. Simple, repetitive manual labor frees one”s mind for contemplation. However it is always prudent to check your work every once in while!