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St. Anselm of Canterbury

Since writing my previous post, a few specific prayers have been coming back to me over and over again.

First, the prayer of St. Anselm of Canterbury. 328 more words

Anselm Of Canterbury

Intuition - A Love Letter

Twenty-two years ago, almost to the day, I attended a workshop run by a charming lady called Judith, a relationship counsellor, somewhere in north London. I remember the event being tremendous fun as well as profoundly useful. 659 more words


10 Favorite Quotes About What Art Is

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.  Aristotle

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. 193 more words

Art Quotes

Prayer in time

Raised, thinking of prayer as focused only in the immediate, I had no means of understanding that inadequacy. And so, better than 90% of my time in prayer was spent looking at my own and everyone else’s needs. 363 more words


The pacifist Catholic monk Thomas Merton was prophetic in speaking about The Price of Rain…

Let me say this before rain becomes a utility that they can plan and distribute for money. 546 more words


Seeing God

If therefore we seek Jesus, the word, we must be able to see Him in the created things around us – in the hills, the fields, the flowers, the birds and animals that he has created, in the sky and the trees.

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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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