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Posted in On The Net, Proverbs and Quotes, Spirituality with tags , on September 1, 2008 by Pure Evyl

“Patience is one of the characteristics of monastic life, but even the patience of the brothers was being tested by our slow Internet.”

Father Daniel Van Santvoort, Cistercian monk, on his Welsh island community’s decision to get broadband

I came across this quote the other day and was amazed that even monks are getting a little antsy in todays fast paced internet age. Perhaps they were looking for available Nuns in their area. It’s either that or dial up is just too damn slow to load up those Tom Jones vids on YouTube.