"Trust the past to the mercy of God, the present to His love, the future to His Providence"Augustine
Lynn O'Gorman Latchford is a writer, poet, photographer, an Oblate to St Mary's Abbey and mother of two adult children. She is pursuing a Doctoral degree in Theology at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland following Masters work in Psychoanalytical Studies at Trinity concurrent with Masters work in Systematic Theology at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, Seton Hall University. She was awarded the 2007 International Poet's Award for the poem "Unmoving." Her current projects include writing "Only Kindness Spoken Here," "God Is Not Great: He Is Awesome," and "God Family Country: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Monk." She is working on a book about the spiritual life and theology of suffering of Mother Teresa and her dissertation and a documentary on "Benedictine Balance & New Monasticism for the 21st Century: ad deificum lumen - Contextualizing A Normative Benedictine Text"
Lynn is part of an International Spiritual Movement on New Monasticism... How to cultivate monastic spirituality in the midst of a chaotic world through peace, harmony and unity of all faiths. Purity of heart is the first step to perfect charity, a love that recognizes all as neighbor.