Amid the chaos of work, family, and the myriad responsibilities that dominate our lives, the need for retreat remains ever-present. Calling us to solitude, reflection, and quiet, Philip Zaleski offers his monastic prescription for how to properly and effectively find spiritual refreshment. The Recollected Heart offers readers all the tools needed to construct a tried and true monastic retreat at home or in a special silent place. Zaleski’s book is replete with practical tips on packing, preparing, and spiritual goal-setting. He outlines the timeless pattern of The Rule of St. Benedict and brings us to a renewed sense of self and spiritual wellness.