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New Seeds of Contemplation 5

CrowTree-v3-1200-1200x675Nothing is more repellent than a pseudo-scientific definition of the contemplative experience. One reason for this is that he who attempts such a definition is tempted to proceed psychologically, and there is really no adequate psychology of contemplation.

—–Thomas Merton

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New Seeds of Contemplation 3

Contemplation is also the response to a call: a call from Him who has no voice, and yet who speaks in everything that is, and who, most of all, speaks in the depths of our own being: for we ourselves or words of His.

Thomas Merton
Merton at his Hermitage

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The Best of New seeds of Contemplation 2

Merton 2

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February 3, 2020 · 9:04 am

The Best of New Seeds of Contemplation 1

Merton 1

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January 27, 2020 · 5:44 am