Quote for the Day

If a writer is so cautious that he never writes anything that cannot be criticized, he will never write anything that can be read. If you want to help other people you have got to make up your mind to write things that some men will condemn.

— Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation

Seamus Heaney reads "St. Kevin and the Blackbird"
Seven Essential Thomas Merton Books
"Does anyone read Thomas Merton any more?"
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  • zoecarnate

    I was just reading that in ‘New Seeds’ about a month ago! I really need to gig into Echoing Silence