leisure is not a privilege

“Leisure … is not the privilege of those who can afford to take time; it is the virtue of those who give to everything they do the time it deserves to take.”
-David Steindl-Rast

note: quoted by Ronald Rolheiser, in his book,Forgotten Among the Lilies, Learning to Love Beyond Our Fears, one of the books I’m currently reading. DSC_9340

2 thoughts on “leisure is not a privilege

    • The chapter where that quotation was mentioned is about Monasticism of Daily Life. The demands of our daily life is similar to the book of hours of monastic life. The monks and us are both reminded by the sound of a bell.

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