courage, faith and hope.

Words of Wisdom

You don't need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope - Thomas Merton

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Do not be too quick to condemn the man who no longer believes in God: for it is perhaps your own coldness and avarice and mediocrity and materialism and selfishness that have chilled his faith.

"The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them." - Thomas Merton

"The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them." - Thomas Merton I need to take notes.

If you agree with most of these gardening quotes, you are definitely a true gardener!

Gardening Quotes to Brighten Your Day

"Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business, and in fact, it is nobody's business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy if anything can." - Thomas Merton -- I love this quote!

Thomas Merton - Our Job Is To Love Others Without Stopping To Inquire Whether Or Not They Are Worthy.

To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything He has given us -- and He has given us everything. -Thomas Merton

"To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything He has given us—and He has given us everything." Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude, 33

"If you want to identify me... ask me what I'm living for..." ~Thomas Merton

parting thought — thomas merton

Thomas Merton...beautifully put. People would do well to remember this.

Your job is not to judge. Your job is not to figure out if someone deserves something. Your job is to lift the fallen, to restore the broken, and to heal the hurting.

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