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/

    ReplyDelete
  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

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

      Delete

the unreality of the imaginary self

 Sketch by Thomas Merton “In humility is the greatest freedom. As long as you have to defend the imaginary self that you think is impor...

Most Viewed Louie Postings