When Stephanie Saldana was 27 years old, she thought her calling was to become a nun. But at a monastery in the Syrian desert, she met a monk who made her rethink everything.
This story comes to us from Modern Love: The Podcast. It’s a collaboration between The New York Times and WBUR in Boston, where they take pieces from the Modern Love column, and ask actors to perform them. This story is read by Linda Cardellini.
Check out WBUR for more on the interview with author Stephanie Saldana, and the interview with Linda Cardellini, the actor who performed this story.
Producer: Caitlin O’Keefe
Sound Design: John Perotti