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A Year of Inspirers (6) – Thomas Merton and Spirituality

"Without mysticism there is no real theology, and without theology there is no real mysticism...The separation of theology from 'spirituality' is a disaster". These are words by Thomas Merton, born 31st January 1915. He is saying that we must use our minds in our spirituality. Our spiritual experiences and practices should have some relation to … Continue reading A Year of Inspirers (6) – Thomas Merton and Spirituality

A Soul as Beautiful

. I know that place             where the lizards scuttle . And the soul strains each spiritual nerve             for holiness . But if I have a soul             as beautiful                         as the crystal castle . May it be cleansed             and full of grace. . Inspired by 'The Interior Castle' by St. Teresa … Continue reading A Soul as Beautiful