Thomas Merton’s Simple Prayer


On this, the 102nd birthday of my spiritual guide and mentor, Thomas Merton, I thought it timely to re-run this well-received post.
It is, perhaps, Merton’s most widely-known, if not most profound, prayer:
Thomas Merton’s prayer reminds us that simple desire and trust allow for a closeness that second-guessing often fails to achieve.
“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end


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