The Dazzling Darkness

"There is in God (some say)A deep, but dazzling darkness"— Henry Vaughan“Truly, you are a God who hides himself,O God of Israel, the Savior.”— Isaiah 45:15“Your brightness is my darkness. I know nothing of You and, by myself, I cannot even imagine how to go about knowing You. If I imagine You, I am mistaken. If I understand You, I am deluded. If I am conscious and certain I know You, I am crazy. The darkness is enough.”— Thomas Merton,Prayer Before Midnight Mass,Christmas 1941 … [Read more...]