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A Language of Ineffable Words

Just a few short musings on Thanksgiving Friday

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An Athonite elder said: “A monk does not just study dogmas; he lives by them.

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How to incorporate allusions into your work

First, let’s make sure we understand what we’re talking about. 395 more words

An Unprofitable Effort

A 7 Quick Takes Post as hosted by Jennifer Fulwiler at her  Conversion Diary blog.


This is a quote from St. Symeon the New Theologian, an Eastern saint: 909 more words

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Monday with Merton

From Ascent to the Truth

“One might compare the journey of the soul to mystical union, by way of pure faith, to the journey of a car on a dark highway.

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Monday with Merton

We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have – for their usefulness. – Thomas Merton

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