Solitude: Domesticate Me
Society is shipwrecked. This is not something new from the last 50 years, however; it has always been so. Most of us are caught up in that shipwreck. Salvation is the escape from it, and this escape is solitude. The Desert Fathers understood this. In The Wisdom of the Desert, Thomas Merton says:
Society . . . was regarded by [the Desert Fathers] as a shi...