Monday, March 17, 2008

everybody will come to their senses

image by Thomas Merton, “Untitiled”
image size 6”h x 7 ½” w

December 20, 1962. They cannot silence either Chuang Tzu or this Child, in China or anywhere. They will be heard in the middle of the night saying nothing and everybody will come to their senses.

(The Hidden Ground of Love, p. 624)


  1. the america blog has an interesting post for this day in merton's life 50 years ago:

  2. thanks for that link, anonymous!

    Hard to believe that 50 years have gone by ... I wonder who our "Merton" is nowadays?


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