There is an utter necessity for giving up all things, taking up the cross and following Christ. Everything else is imprisonment and death. Before, I knew this intellectually: now I know it. I assent to it with my whole soul and heart, not only with my understanding.

Thomas Merton, Journals

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s