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Why do nuns outlive the rest of us?

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Why are nuns so physically and emotionally healthy during old age? An anthropologist lives in a convent and discovers how the social and linguistic practices of nuns positively affect their experiences in terms of aging. You don’t have to live in a convent to do the things that keep nuns healthy and happy: Why do nuns outlive the rest of us?

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Everything I Know about Prayer I Relearned in Spin Class

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“Some of the activities in our lives that are ostensibly removed from all things spiritual actually can inform our understanding of the spiritual life.” Read the whole piece from Michael Rossmann, SJ in The Jesuit Post here: Everything I Know about Prayer I Learned in Spin Class. Photo after the jump:

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