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There is a lot of fear in the story in Luke 8:26-39 of Jesus’ encounter with

a man of the city who had demons.

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Halfway through the film “Of Gods And Men” a conversation takes place between three of the monks of Tibhirine and their village neighbours, in which Brother Amedee suggests the possibility that the monks may flee.

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4 Oct 1999 –13 Nov 2003 Victoria, BC –
from Transcript of Audio Recording of Cynthia Bourgeault’s Commentaries on:
Living Presence by Kabir Edmund Helminski

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Sometimes it is therapeutic just to pause and take in a small portion of the beauty.

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Thomas Merton wrote many beautiful words on love. In preparation for Valentine’s Day, here are a few of my favourite short Merton quotes on love.

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Thomas Merton had a profound awareness of the self-interested nature of what sometimes passes as “love.”

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For Thomas Merton all concerns, issues, questions, and personal issues are subsumed under love.

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For Thomas Merton love was the path of Christ and the way to discover the unity of all humankind.

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The second form of false love Thomas Merton identifies in his book Disputed Questions, he calls, an “authoritarian and legalist corruption of love.”

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In his book Disputed Questions, Thomas Merton identifies two false forms of love.

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