Tag Archives: Thomas Merton

Spiritual Exercises: An Eloquent Silence (1/2)

Silence: Language of Patience For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. On God rests my salvation and my glory; my mighty rock, my … Continue reading

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Spiritual Dryness: Renewing the Listless Heart

Spiritual Dryness Your favor, O Lord, made me as secure as a mountain. Then you turned away from me, and I was shattered. [Psalm 30:7 ]. I am sick at heart. How long, O Lord, until you restore me? Return, … Continue reading

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Fasting & Affluence: Does Prosperity Weaken Our Fast?

Fasting Amid Affluence  In a culture where the landscape is dotted with shrines to the Golden Arches and an assortment of Pizza Temples, fasting seems out of place, out of step with the times. In fact, fasting has been in … Continue reading

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