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The End Point of Discipline

A 7 Quick Takes post as hosted at This Ain’t The Lyceum

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 “In the same way, fasting, vigils, scriptural meditation, nakedness and total deprivation do not constitute perfection but are the means to perfection.

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Al lavoro con Shakespeare economista

Daniela Fogliada, CATTOLICAnews, 3 febbraio 2015 (intervista al Prof. Enrico Reggiani)

La letteratura non è un passatempo, una cenerentola o una materia per soli (futuri) insegnanti. 363 more words

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Monday with Merton



“Therefore, if I trust in God’s grace I must also show confidence in the natural powers He has given me, not because they are my powers but because they are His gift.

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Thomas Merton

Monday with Merton



When we do not desire the things of this world for their own sake, we become able to see them as they are. We see at once their goodness and their purpose, and we become able to appreciate them as we never have before.

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Thomas Merton

A Holy Pilgrimage

I wrote this as I sat in the Ash Wednesday Service which marks the beginning of Lent (the 40 days leading up to Easter.) I meditated upon the beautiful tapestry at the from of the Church in different shades and patterns of purple, indicating an undulating landscape with a golden road that leads across it to a semblance of  a brightly lit and empty tomb. 201 more words

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As We See It Happening

A 7 Quick Takes Post as hosted at This Ain’t the Lyceum

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 It is right that creation should exist as he has made it and as we see it happening, because this is his will, which no one would deny.

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