Enlightenment and Darkness

Enlightenment and Darkness July 17, 2016


Thomas Merton's monastery
The Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, in Kentucky, where Father Thomas Merton lived until his death in 1968.  (Wikimedia Commons)


We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened.  But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.

Thomas Merton


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