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Rethinking the Golden Rule

9 August 2010 Ministry

Most of us here this, and consider what Christ is commanding you to do in Matthew 7:12 (aka “The Golden Rule). However, in considering Thomas Merton’s meditations on the nature of hatred in chapter 10 of New Seeds of Contemplation (“A Body of Broken Bones”), a new way of interpreting the Golden Rule strikes me.

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I AM ∴ i am – Selfish Ambition – Deadly Reason

5 August 2010 Ministry

I’m re-reading Thomas Merton’s New Seeds of Contemplation, and, to be quite frank, I am blown away by my own lack of spiritual life and understanding. Allow me to make three brief points inspired by Merton…

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