Archive for March 20th, 2008

It is necessary for me to see the first point of
light which begins to be dawn.  It is necessary
to be present alone at the resurrection of Day, in
the blank silence when the sun appears.  In this
completely neutral instant I receive from the
Eastern woods, the tall oaks, the one word “Day”,
which is never the same.  It is never spoken in
any known language.

~Thomas Merton

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