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Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton (January 31, 1915 – December 10, 1968) was an American Catholic writer, theologian and mystic. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet, social activist, and student of comparative religion. In 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis.

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Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with a
Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves.

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