Sunday, November 3, 2013

Antiphon


There are drops of dew that show like sapphires in the grass
 as soon as the morning sun appears,
 and leaves stir behind the hushed flight of an escaping dove.
~~Thomas Merton, A Book of Hours

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11 comments:

S. Etole said...

Thomas Merton's words are a blessing.

Jeanne Henriques said...

Beautiful...this could step me right into a meditation process. Thank you! xx

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

Peace...

Optimistic Existentialist said...

This is an amazing quote...

rosaria williams said...

Forgot Thomas Merton. Glad you brought him back to us.

Friko said...

Thank you so much for introducing me to Thomas Merton.

Dewena Callis said...

So beautiful. Is this what you saw outside this November morning, Becky?

GLENDA CHILDERS said...

I am just horrible with poetry. I never understand it. My girls always laughed at me when they were young, and I tried to read poetry to them.

Help.

Fondly,
Glenda

Linda@arichtapestry said...

Thank you for this Thomas Merton quote. It captures the imagination and touches heart.

Debbie said...

This is beautiful, Becky.
I can see it in my mind without closing my eyes.
xo

tammy j said...

a favorite in silence and in resounding prose.
i should know you're a merton lover.
xo