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Title QuotedMeditations Cartusiennes pour tous les jours de l'annee. Three Volumes
Date (Year/Month/Day)1947/06/21
ImprintParkminster : [s.n.]. 1923
QuotationIn the four weeks since Pentecost I have found much valuable help in those little books of Meditations Cartusiennes"”not that there is anything especially new or exalted in them, but their pages are full of simple and practical ideas about the contemplative life, ideas that apply as well to us as to them. I can always get something off one page or another, and then walk up and down the cemetery at peace and in union with God, and look at the sun going down behind the hills.
Quotation SourceEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 86
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