10 December 2021

An Advent word from Thomas Merton


An Advent word from Thomas Merton on his feast day:

"…when the time comes to enter the darkness in which we are naked and helpless and alone; in which we see the insufficiency of our greatest strength and the hollowness of our strongest virtue; in which we have nothing to rely on, and nothing in our nature to support us, and nothing in the world to guide us or give us light—then we find out whether or not we walk by faith."

— Fr. Thomas Merton

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