Etchings in the Sand…

Thoughts and Photos from the Desert…

Houses of God…

“Let there always be quiet, dark churches
in which people can take refuge….
Houses of God filled with his silent presence.
even when they do not know how to pray,
at least they
can be still and breathe easily.”

– Thomas Merton. New Seeds of Contemplation



(Chimayo in New Mexico)

One response to “Houses of God…

  1. Bryan September 27, 2006 at 7:18 am

    One of my favorite Merton quotes!


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