Category Archives: Spirituality

A couple of thoughts from Merton

Merton was a prolific writer and his influence on people of faith over the decades since his death has been tremendous.  Here are a couple of thoughts for the day: “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 …

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Levavi oculus

The Latin title for this familiar Psalm literally translates-“lift up the eye” It is not difficult to do when you live in the midst of them.  My home is in a valley surrounded by tree covered mountains. It is a comfort to run across these words on a regular basis.  They are one of the …

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