it’s all good

November 16, 2016

“Focus with deep and genuine concern for those few persons God has committed to your care–your family, your students, your employees, your parishioners.

Unlike the great benevolent and public movements, full of noisy and shared concern, it is not foggy, diffuse, devouring and absurd. Only a personal concern of this kind leads to love.”

~ Thomas Merton, Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander, a journal he kept from 1956 to 1965 in which he offered his observations about the disturbing world events of his day.

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