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Thoughts about the Moon – Thomas Merton

April 18, 2021
First Quarter Moon over our house

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it all the rest are not only useless but disastrous. — Thomas Merton (Wisdom of the Desert Fathers)

Food for thought … I would add the abyss we have created between each other.,,

2 Comments
  1. “Food for thought … I would add the abyss we have created between each other.” How painfully true.

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