T is for True

Therefore, if you spend your life
trying to escape from the heat of the fire
that is meant to soften and prepare to become your true self…
you will be destroyed by the event
that was meant to be your fulfillment.

Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation


New Seeds of Contemplation (Thomas Merton) — the sealing wax analogy

So often I pray not to be brittle.

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