Choosing Both

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“Do we really renounce ourselves and the world in order to find Christ, or do we renounce our alienated and false selves in order to choose our own deepest truth in choosing both the world and Christ at the same time? If the deepest ground of my being is love, then in that very love itself and nowhere else will I find myself, and the world, and my brother and Christ.”

~ Thomas Merton in James Finley’s Merton’s Palace of Nowhere

Artwork by Henri Lebasque (1924)

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