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Truth

November 19, 2021

Some wise words from Thomas Merton. Written during the Cuban Missile Crisis time period and still relevant today.

…the great thing is, or should be, love of truth. I know there is nothing more precious than the bond of charity created by communicating and sharing the truth. This really is my whole life. (Turning Toward the World: The Pivotal Years (The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 4: 1960-1963) November 13, 1962)

The bond of charity (Caritas… Love) created by communicating and sharing the truth is something that is sadly lacking in social and political discourse from the halls of Congress to local communities and social media…

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