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"Silence is spoken here"

Skaičiau T. Mertono knygos “Faith and Violence” skyrių “Apologies to an Unbeliever”. Žinoma, nebe pirmą kartą. Matyt, ieškančio ir dvejojančio laikysena man atrodo per daug puiki. 198 more words

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Our Job

While I wouldn’t classify Richard Beck as a “missional theologian” I’ve been reading his stuff for a few years and find that a lot of what he writes informs the way I act in the world and also reaffirms a lot of the missional thought I’ve taken in. 141 more words


To Truly Find Others – 8 quotes from Thomas Merton’s book – The Waters of Siloe

1. Contradict the image born in our very essence

“We are what we love.  If we love God, in whose image we were created, we discover ourselves… and we cannot help being happy: we have already achieved something of the fullness of which we were destined in our creation. 

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Quotes From A Book

"My Lord God..."

“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me.  I cannot know for certain where it will end.   106 more words

Little Hands

“When we are alone on a starlit night, when by chance we see the migrating birds in autumn descending on a grove of junipers to rest and eat; when we see children in a moment when they are really children, when we know love in our own hearts; or when, like the Japanese poet, Basho, we hear an old frog land in a quiet pond with a solitary splash – at such times the awakening, the turning inside out of all values, the “newness,” the emptiness and the purity of vision that make themselves evident, all these provide a glimpse of the cosmic dance.”
― Thomas Merton

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