Note to My Readers: Due to the busyness of my summer schedule, in which I'm serving as a camp pastor on top of my normal duties, I'll be putting my ongoing Thursday and Friday series on hold until mid-August. All other days will continue to feature new content as usual, and the Thursday and Friday slots will offer devotional and theological reflections (heretofore unpublished) from my seminary years.

Monday, August 07, 2017

Quote of the Week

"In order to be perfectly what God wants us to be we must be truly ourselves. But in order to be truly ourselves we must find ourselves in Christ--which can only be done if we lose ourselves in Him. This is our great vocation."

- Thomas Merton, 20th century Trappist monk, from his book Seeds of Contemplation

(Painting: "Triptych with Crucifixion," by Jacob Cornelisz van Oostanen, c.1510) 

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