Tuesday, October 18, 2016

the question that nobody knows how to answer

Thomas Merton
Drawing of a Cross
Pen and pencil, ca. 1949-1953
(from an exhibit at Columbia University in 2015, photo by Jim Forest)

God, my God, God Whom I meet in darkness,
with You it is always the same thing!
Always the same question that nobody knows how to answer!

- Thomas Merton, "Fire Watch", The Sign of  Jonas

3 comments:

  1. That is a super awesome quote and a super awesome quote.

    Thanks for sharing :)

    - The Smiling Pilgrim
    https://thesmilingpilgrim.wordpress.com/

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  2. Completely disagree: this reference describes why
    www.beezone.com/da_publications/rlgdess.html

    As do these related references:
    http://global.adidam.org/books/world-as-light

    www.beezone.com/AdiDa/EWB/lastwords.html

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    Replies
    1. Darkness as in dark night, not as in lack of light

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