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Life is this simple: we are living in a world that is absolutely transparent and the divine is shining through it all the time. 865 more words

Theological Animation

While searching for something else I stumbled upon an essay* Thomas Merton wrote in 1968, and this quote. It still applies today – only a thousandfold:

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New Year's Eve

This year the last few days of our liturgical year coincides with Thanksgiving in the U.S. It seems appropriate for our church “new year’s eve” to be spent eucharistically, that is, in giving thanks to God for all that we have received. 40 more words


Daily Riches: When the Sacred Becomes Vulgar (F. W. Robertson, Thomas Merton, Bernard of Clairvaux and Brennan Manning) *

“There are transfiguration moments, bridal hours of the soul; and not easily forgiven are those who would utter the secrets of its high intercourse with their Lord. 384 more words

Thomas Merton

Book Review – Contemplation in a World of Action by Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton writes about the renewal of contemplative life in this book Contemplation in a World of Action.  This is one of Thomas Merton’s best books!  1,098 more words

Book Review


“Now snow clouds are coming up in the west, and the bones of the hills in the south have snow on them and the trees are picked out sharply like iron bristles against a streak of pale, indifferent green sky.” 121 more words