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Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton was an American Trappist monk, writer, social activist, and scholar of comparative religion. He died in 1968 at the age of fifty-three.

— From February 1982
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

A Choice

Day Of A Stranger

We all live somehow or other, and that’s that. It is a compelling necessity for me to be free to embrace the necessity of my own nature.

February 1982
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