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“This discipline and posture toward the spiritual, which appears to the decaffeinated as annoying, stems from his five-year tenure as a devout Hindu monk who lived in the Redwoods of Northern California.” –-from “When Monks Say “I Do”: Confessions of a Former Monastic’s Wife, on Patheos

It’s Throwback Thursday to 2005, when this guy (my now-husband) was a monk!

I’m happy to share my latest installment for the Patheos Faith Forward blog—the juicy, tell-all story of what happens when monks marry.

Well, it’s not that salacious, but I do offer up an insider’s view, complete with complaints and secrets as to what it’s like being married to someone who once took very different vows.

Read on, friends …

Thanks, as always, for your reading and sharing!