|Solitude and prayer|
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Brother, sister, the first reality you discover when you enter the community is solitude. Before, you formed your relationships freely and spontaneously; in the community, your ties with people are based only on the same vocation. You have not only given up marriage, you have also accepted the fruitful solitude of the only love, that of Christ. Avoid compensating for the sacrifice you have made with specific attachments. The solitude of celibacy is also a way of living in solidarity with all who are forced to live alone, without family or friends, marginalized by everyone.
Devote yourself to the art of discerning the divine presence and become a witness to this presence; learn to pray to your Lord without ceasing. Do not value anything above the love of Christ! Christ is also in you, and in prayer you will find his presence in you. If you truly want to live in the presence of God, your prayer should be silent, personal, and hidden, according to the example given to you by Jesus.
(Rule of Bose 9; 19; 2; 36)