What is a Rule of Life?

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A Rule of Life is a considered pattern of activities designed to embody and focus our relationship with God.
 
A Rule of Life may thought of as:
 
* a covenant between God and me
* a way tp provide "prime time" for God in my life
* the routine side of loving God
* that which I can use to focus my Christian walk
 
Observing a Rule of Life:
 
* gives a high priority to our religious dimension
* ackowledgess that rythm is the key to vigorous life
* provides assurance in periods of spiritual dryness
* develops inner strengthy and resources for times of supreme stress and testing
* facilitates gathering with other believers in order to celebrate our common life in Christ, expressing the social dimension of faith