Exploring contemplative awareness in daily life, drawing from and with much discussion of the writings of Thomas Merton, aka "Father Louie".
Cardinal Danielou's hope is like a cosmic wave driving creation--I like how he uses "bears on", as if it were the great push. I can feel that push from his words. That is surely different from the hope that flutters in my mind and heart about what I want, and then it makes sense to understand that I need to be immersed in that wave and let it carry me. Thanks, Beth, for this selection.
Thanks for you comment, James. The quote is from a photo I took of the graphic at the Abby of Gethsemani a couple of years ago. It lifts me out of my own little agenda.And thank you also for the beautiful card that you sent to me. It helps to know that I have a kindred spirit out there. I'm doing ok, still rather caught in a "pain loop" but I think I'm recovering.
Thomas Merton, Trappist, died December 10, 1968 Thomas Merton entered the Abbey of Gethsemane in Bardstown, Kentucky, at the age of twenty-s...