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One of the great things about taking a retreat at one of the Trappist monasteries is that you have an opportunity to live a contemplative life for a few days.  They welcome you to come to many of the prayer services and the guest houses are usually filled with books to read during your stay.  Without the manual labor that the monks are doing, retreatants have quite a bit of time for silence, solitude and contemplation.  While it might sound relaxing, if you truly try to take on the contemplative natu