A new interest in spirituality is a sign of the times – an indicator that many people today, despite enjoying the benefits of Western consumerist society, still feel there is something missing in their lives. They are not satisfied. They are searching for purpose and meaning which evidently is not to be found in what the advanced societies of the West have to offer. Nor, it would appear, is it to be found for many in church going as the fall-off attendance witnesses.
If you would like to learn about Carmelite spirituality we have a module on our Discovering Carmel course that might answer some of your questions. You can find a summary of what is covered here