Everyday Abba Poeman made a new beginning

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Everyday Abba Poeman Made a New BeginningSince the feast of St. Bernard is very soon, I was reading his sermon #74 On the Song of Songs IV.  As I was reading this sermon I was reminded of a pithy desert story: “It is said of Abba Poeman that every day he made a new beginning.”   I pondered what does this story say about Abba Poeman’s stance towards life, his relation to God?  And perhaps most important: his understanding of who God is and how God comes to him.  Anyway we shall

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