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Words of Thomas Merton with Images from Octane Creative - page two
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Dad and Thomas Merton quote..overlooking Ring of Kerry, Ireland
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Desiderata: Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly, and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant, they too have their story...
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The Life of a Whiskey Drinker
Quote from Thomas Merton, Trappist monk. Its a trappistry.#artjokes #beerjokes #monkjokes
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Just discovered an old photograph of Denise Levertov and Thomas Merton whilst going through an old manuscript collection. It's brightened my day!
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The Monks of The Abbey of Gethsemani, Trappist, KY
Thomas Merton on Solitude #catholic #quotes Thomas Merton Prayer, The Tax Collector, Tax Collector, Meister Eckhart, Christian Mysticism, Buddhist Monks, He He
Thomas Merton on Solitude
Thomas Merton on Solitude #catholic #quotes
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“A Call” by Seamus Heaney.
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Emily Dickinson Quote, If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking I Shall Not Live in Vain, Part One Life, Gift for Her, Wall Art, Literary Quote - Etsy
Emily Dickinson Poem If I can stop one heart by Riverwaystudios
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Ian Duhig - Ian Duhig was born in London of Irish Catholic parents, and now lives in Leeds. He won the National Poetry Competition twice, in 1987 and 2001, and the Forward Prize for Best Poem in 2001. Named as one of the Poetry Book Society's New Generation poets, his work has also been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.
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Shutterbug Friday #6:Francis Wolff and the Empire of Cool (Vol. 3)
Johnny Griffin, John Coltrane and Hank Mobley
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Place of Passage: Contemporary Catholic Poetry by David Craig,
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My Favorite Feminist: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana was an intellectual prodigy, famous poet, and nun. Her most influential work was "Reply to Sor Filotea" in which she argued for women's rights to education, saying that women were just as intellectually competent as men and condemned the Catholic church for helping to keep women uneducated.