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By Thomas Merton

ISBN-10: 0060754729

ISBN-13: 9780060754723

A 365 day-by-day with inspirational and provocative choices from the journals of Thomas Merton mixed with drawings and pictures through Merton.

This quantity of day-by-day notion from Thomas Merton attracts from Merton's journals and papers to provide, on a daily basis, a seasonally applicable and thought-provoking perception or observation.
Each month will commence with considered one of Merton's pleasant pen-and-ink drawings or certainly one of his based black-and-white photographs.

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All this seems like nothing, but it is creation. The contradiction is precisely that we cannot “be creative” in some other way we would prefer (in which there is no contradiction). 354–55 14 j a n ua r y 15 One Dog’s Good Afternoon This afternoon—a quiet walk in the sun: again down by St. The Gannons’ dog tagged along—the pretty collie bitch with a feathery tail—running busily into everything, immense interest in all kinds of smells, mysteries, secrets in the bushes and in the grass. ), came out of the brush with her tail full of dead leaves, and, in a final paroxysm of energy, chased a cat into the cow barn.

What or who providentially cleared his safe passage across the Atlantic from England to deliver him to the best years of his youth at Columbia in New York and then finally guided him to a monastery in Kentucky, which became, according to his autobiography, the house that would hide [him] in the secret of [God’s] face? In that letter to his best friend, Robert Lax, only days before his departure for Gethsemani, Merton consciously made the metaphorical correlation between his wanting to become a monk of Gethsemani and his wanting to learn a new language.

Him I will never deny, by His grace! We are strangers. Yet, there is a return from solitude to make manifest His Name to them who have not known it. And then to re-enter solitude again and dwell in silence. Woke up to find the night filled with the depth and silence of snow. Stayed up here in the hermitage for supper last night, but having cooked soup and cut up a pear and a banana for dessert, and made toast, finally came to the conclusion that it was all too elaborate. If there were no better reason for fasting, the mere fact of saving time would be a good enough reason.

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