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The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton, O.C.S.O., was an American Catholic writer, theologian and mystic. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet, social activist, and student of comparative religion. In 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis.

Birth: 1915-01-31

Died: 1968-12-10

Nickname: Thomas Merton

Occupation: Trappist monk,author

Known for: The Seven Storey Mountain (1948)

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