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Author QuotedJohn of the Cross
Title QuotedPrecautions
Date (Year/Month/Day)1948/08/22
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QuotationTomorrow we choose the one who is to lead us for a certain time to God, to make saints of us. I got time to think about it and to remind myself of the vow I will renew when he is installed"‚ÄĚthat is to be tomorrow also. And what it means. I read over St. John of the Cross' remarks about obedience in the Cautelas, and all I want is to carry them out, to let God guide me by the one He is choosing.
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. 227
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