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  • Joycedamozonio: pope francis called thomas merton “a man of prayer, a thinker who challenged the certitudes of his times and opened new horizons for souls and for the church.”
  • Motivazer: every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul. - thomas merton
  • Marinnpierce: here is an unspeakable secret: paradise is all around us and we do not understand. ~thomas merton
  • Gustaf_nk: “art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – thomas merton
  • Carolwalt_: to be unknown to god is entirely too much privacy. thomas merton
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Denner's Old Woman
 by William Cowper

In this mimic form of a matron in years,
How plainly the pencil of Denner appears!
The matron herself, in whose old age we see
Not a trace of decline, what a wonder is she!
No dimness of eye, and no cheek hanging low,
No wrinkle, or deep-furrow-d frown on the brow!
Her forehead indeed is here circled around
With locks like the ribbon with which they are bound;
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