Saturday, September 27, 2008

Thomas Merton on What We Seek

Words from Thomas Merton

“We have what we seek.
We don’t have to rush after it.
It was there all the time,
And if we give it time
It will make itself known
To us.”

Source: Jim Forest, Living with Wisdom: A Life of Thomas Merton (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1992) v.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: Thomas Merton