'To be human now is the reason we follow the star....'
W H Auden
The lifestyle that I lead may be described as solitary religious life, or a modern form of the anchorite life. It is bounded by the vows of Consecrated celibacy, conversion of life and stability, and is lived according to a Rule of Life.
The daily life is structured around a framework of prayer and worship. A typical day's timetable might be:
This framework provides an over-arching structure to the day around which are fitted domestic duites, outside commitments, time for reading and Bible reading and time for relaxation.
The ideal is to maintain a balance between prayer, work and recreation within any day and within the life as a whole.
Personal prayer and reading
Personal prayer and Compline