The Heavenly Coffee Crafted By Benedictine Monks

An important turning point in my life happened last 2012 when I decided to have a retreat at the Monastery of Transfiguration in Bukidnon, Philippines. The retreat facility was recommended by a friend of a friend, and they can truly attest to the miracles that happened there. I did gain some spiritual nourishment while I was at the monastery. However, the most intriguing part of my visit was the coffee. The first thing that I noticed when I stepped inside the retreat house was the aroma of uplifting coffee. Can coffee be this uplifting? I gave my greetings to the priests and other retreat participants, but I was drawn to the coffee at the cafeteria. Since it was free-flowing coffee for anyone to take any time, I refilled my tumbler as many times as I can with the amazing black gold. I took my tumbler with me outside and sat on a bench. I looked at the exquisite landscape and started sipping my hot coffee. It was the first time that coffee had such a profound effect on me. The smell and taste of coffee were not just up to the throat, but it went all the way down inside … Continue reading The Heavenly Coffee Crafted By Benedictine Monks