Hi Ave Maria, nice is know your discerning one of my friends joined the Carthusians in England .you can read about then online download the PDF file after reading them you can visit them later .Do pray about it ,when God"s love fills your heart each day you begin to experience it ,even at time you may reject the idea of a vocation ,He also will give you the Grace to accept every thing ,thought at the beginning, you feel like death,since we have to die to our self .Rely on Jesus ans Mother Mary to intercede for you .so don"t worry to much.You said you thrive in solitude, they are not always alone they pray together,read books once in month they go for a long walk,two by two. they do talk essentials.All the Best,God Bless!
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John 15:16-17 You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask him in my name. 17 I am giving you these commands so that you may love one another.
Romans 11:29 the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.
Romans 12:1-2 I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Colossians 3:1-3 So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3 for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ who is your life is revealed, then you also will be revealed with him in glory.
Revelation 3:5, 6 If you conquer, you will be clothed like them in white robes, and I will not blot your name out of the book of life; I will confess your name before my Father and before his angels. 6 Let anyone who has an ear listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches.
Jeremiah 1:1-8 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”
6 Then I said, “Ah, Lord GOD! Truly I do not know how to speak, for I am only a boy.” 7 But the LORD said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a boy’;
for you shall go to all to whom I send you, and you shall speak whatever I command you.8 Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you, says the LORD.”
Jeremiah 12:5 If you have raced with foot-runners and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses? And if in a safe land you fall down, how will you fare in the thickets of the Jordan?