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A Thomas Merton Reader

The waters of Siloe

Thomas Merton on St. Bernard of Clairveaux

The Thomas Merton Center
The Thomas Merton Center and The International Thomas Merton Society at Belarmine University.

The Abbey at Gethsameni

Merton Institute for contemplative living

Thomas Merton | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

The Merton prayer

MY LORD GOD, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so. But I believe that the desire to please you does in fact please you. And I hope I have that desire in all that I am doing. I hope that I will never do anything apart from that desire. And I know that if I do this you will lead me by the right road, though I may know nothing about it. Therefore I will trust you always though I may seem to be lost and in the shadow of death. I will not fear, for you are ever with me, and you will never leave me to face my perils alone.

Thomas Merton, "Thoughts in Solitude"

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