I know nothing of You and, by myself,
I cannot even imagine how to go about knowing You.
If I imagine You, I am mistaken.
If I understand You, I am deluded.
If I am conscious and certain I know You, I am crazy.
The darkness is enough."
Thomas Merton died in Thailand on December 10, 1968. Forty nine years ago. The following is an extract from "Living With Wisdom&qu...