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The beginning of love
is the will to let those we love
be perfectly themselves —
the resolution not to twist them
to fit our own image.

~ Thomas Merton ~
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Today's Quote

Seeds in the moment

“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul. For just as the wind carries thousands of winged seeds, so each moment brings with it germs of spiritual vitality that come to rest imperceptibly in the minds and wills of men.  41 more words

Life

Look Within Ourselves – 10 quotes from Thomas Merton’s book – The Springs of Contemplation

1. Require a break with the establishment

“…sooner or later we will be faced with choices which require a break with the establishment.”

2. Getting your hands dirty…

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Quotes From A Book

Quotes, As Promised!

I recently promised to share some of my favorite LoA quotes with you.

My favorite quotes are those that have spoken to me most powerfully. They state the meaning of love and self-belief. 244 more words

Life

Love Connection

God is as close to us as our very breath.

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John 15:5

“I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.” 264 more words

Today's Contemplation

26th April 2016

Instead of loving what you think is peace, love other men and women and love God above all else. Instead of hating all the people you think are warmongers, hate the appetites and disorders in your own soul which are the causes of war.

~~Thomas Merton

Franciscan

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. ― Thomas Merton

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