Quote for the Day

Those who are indifferent to praise or blame have great tranquillity of heart.

— Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ

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About Carl McColman

Author of Befriending Silence, The Big Book of Christian Mysticism, Answering the Contemplative Call, and other books. Retreat leader. Speaker. Professed Lay Cistercian.

  • brazenbird

    I think I should figure out the context of this quote. You sent me on a hunt Carl!! :) Blessed Sunday to you and yours.

  • Shadwynn

    That sentiment is expressed by Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita (I forget which sloka). It is also echoed in the teachings of the Buddha. Kempis is in good company…