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"The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them." - Thomas Merton

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quotes by Thomas Merton - Google Search

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Thomas Merton amen...this is exactly how I feel. I live for god now...no one else. God has all my love. No one else.

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Words of Wisdom

courage, faith and hope.

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Love is our true destiny - Thomas Merton Quote

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"Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business, and in fact, it is nobody's business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy if anything can." - Thomas Merton -- I love this quote!

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listen to the still silent voice within.....just listen......

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Fr. Louis-Thomas Merton OCSO and Fr. John of the Cross Wasserman OCSO as young monks at the Abbey of Gethsemani with Fr. John of the Cross’ sister in the center who became a Discalced Carmelite Nun

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Why Art? Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time ~ Thomas Merton

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anticipation of pain is painful

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