|Venus Transit by Carlos Gotay|
Sunday, November 13, 2016
The Time of Praise
The Time of Praise:
“Le Temps Vierge” of Eternity
“You have given me roots in eternity.”
(Thomas Merton, Entering the Silence, page 473)
Praises and canticles anticipate
Each day the singing bells that wake the sun.
Open the secret eye of faith
And drink these deeps of invisible life.
(Thomas Merton, “After the night Office: Gethsemani Abbey, Collected Poems, page 108)
“I have only time for eternity”.
(Thomas Merton, Entering the Silence, page 234)
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