A Year with Thomas Merton: Daily Meditations from His Journals
A 365 daily with inspirational and provocative selections from the journals of Thomas Merton combined with drawings and photographs by Merton.
This volume of daily inspiration from Thomas Merton draws from Merton's journals and papers to present, each day, a seasonally appropriate and thought-provoking insight or observation.
Each month will begin with one of Merton's deligh
Okay, so this, again (along with my "year with C.S. Lewis), was one where I have read bits and pieces over time, re-reading much at the beginning over again, but finally finishing despite the date. These journal entries were well curated and are rich and thought-provoking. I feel very kindred to Merton in many ways... as a writer, as a believer, as a photographer, and as an artist. (This collection featured some of his photos and drawings along with his writings.)
Most of all, I would say it ...more
In _A Year with Thomas Merton_ I have the privelge to see the "normal" Thomas Mert ...more
The excerpts range from the commonplace, daily life, to the profound. I'll miss our daily meetings. But next it's Frederick Beuchner.
A quote, as an example of the profound (nothing better than so ...more
Sometimes his meditations seemed to be encrypted only for himself - makes sense since they are from his journals and not written with another audience in mind. ...more