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“Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so.
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I’m not sure why it has taken me so long to actually get to reading Thomas Merton’s autobiography. It became a best-seller upon its release in 1948 and has remained in constant publication since then, translated into 40 languages. 246 more words
With all the violence in the world today, I turned to Merton for insight and to try and make sense of the whys of war. The streets are flooded in blood in many parts of the world as we sit in relative comfort, barely acknowledging the tragedy beyond a flick of the TV remote. 343 more words