Original illustrations are coupled with an inspiring quote from the writings of Thomas Merton (1915-1968), 20th century Cistercian monk, writer, poet, and spiritual master of the Trappist monastery of Gethsemani in Kentucky.
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As we go about the world everything we meet and everything we see and hear and touch...plants in us...something of heaven.~New Seeds of Contemplation
How slender are the bodies of the young black oaks! With one stroke of the brush you could make them beautiful on paper, but that would never be what they are.~ A Search for Solitude
No writing on the solitary meditative dimensions of life can say anything that has not already been said better by the wind in the trees.~ Honorable Reader
Our real journey in the life is interior, it is a matter of growth, deepening and ever greater surrender to the creatvice action of love and grace in our hearts.~ The Road to Joy
The "spark" which is my true self is the flash of the Absolute recognizing itself to me.~ Love and Living
Is is essential to experience all the times and moods of one good place.~ Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander
It is good and praiseworthy to look at some real created thing and feel and appreciate its reality. Just let the reality of what is real sink into you...through real things we can reach Him who is infinitely real.~ School of Charity
The poet enters into himself in order to create. The contemplative enters into God in order to be created.~ New Seeds of Contemplation
The whole valley is flooded with moonlight and I can count the southern hills beyond the water tank...Now the huge chorus of living beings rises up out of...the frozen distance of the stars.~ "Fire Watch"-Sign of Jonas