Reblogged from Morpeth Road:
Brother Thaddeus sifted slightly moving his weight from one knee to the other. He’d been in this position an hour at least he was thinking. All for a minute’s lateness for early morning meditations.
His knees pained him, his back ached and his bladder was screaming at him to do something to alleviate the discomfort. Beside him was a lavatory box. He knew this one well as one of his many chores was cleaning it each week. Being a novice was tough he concluded. He had been told to stay in the kneeling position until he heard the afternoon bells to come to afternoon meditation. He looked around and no one was there. He was alone. He could just hop up, go to the box and make himself comfortable. Who would notice?
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