Here the prophet shows that, if at times we ought to refrain
from useful speech for the sake of silence, how much more ought we to abstain
from evil words on account of the punishment due to sin. Rule of Saint Benedict,
Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT, follows the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, and is an Oblate of Saint Benedict, works as a monastery farmer and a keeper of honey bees. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]yahoo.com.