Gather Round a Treasure: ‘Go to your cell and your cell will teach you everything’ – Part One

Written by Trevor Miller

There’s a foundational story for us in Community, written by John Skinner, about ‘Geordie the monk’, which we included in a previous blog post.  Geordie is a seeker‐after‐God, who on his journey encounters all the pitfalls and snares that we all know so well. As he seeks the help and wise counsel of his Abbot, he is encouraged time and again to ‘go to your cell, and your cell will teach you everything…’ The advice given to Geordie has become foundational for us in our quest to live in the questions; ‘Who is it that we seek?’ ‘How then shall we live?’ ‘How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?’ 

Listen to Catherine Askew reading this teaching aloud HERE

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