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Thomas Merton on Art as Meditation

Merton “named himself not only the author of ‘many books of prose and poetry’ but also an artist, and though living ‘as a hermit, solitary in the forest in contact with groups of poets radicals, pacifists, hippies, artists, etc. in all parts of the world.’ ”

Sacred Sound

Many years ago when I started a yoga practice, I had no idea what it would reveal to me. I was just hoping for a little extra strength and flexibility, and I did what I could to avoid all the spiritual trappings of the practice. But, somehow, as it does, the yoga did its job. Over the years it brought me through physical, psychological, and emotional revelations that I can’t imagine would have taken place otherwise.

Fishers of Men: The Gospel of an Ayahuasca Vision Quest

I cupped my
hands over my ears and saw myself curled into the fetal position, disoriented
and trying to escape. But escape from what, exactly? Not the effects of the
ayahuasca or the visions, but something deeper, something residing at my core:
the malignant feeling of being insignificant and alone in a universe far too vast and viscious for me to make headway. 

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