Thomas Merton’s “Thoughts In Solitude” #3

I’ve been reading some wisdom of the Desert Fathers lately… and then I came across another brilliant blog of T Merton’s… pure rapture!

In A Spacious Place

The Desert Fathers believed that the wilderness had been created as supremely valuable in the eyes of God precisely because it had no value to men. The wasteland was the land that could never be wasted by men because it offered them nothing. There was nothing to attract them. 5

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