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Author QuotedVital Lehodey
Title QuotedSaint Abandon
Date (Year/Month/Day)1948/03/04
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QuotationSunday night I got two hours' sleep and Monday I was staggering around in a fog. With trembling hands I took down Dom Vital Lehodey's immortal volume on abandonment, Le Saint Abandon. Also I read the chapter in the Spiritual Directory, or, at least, began the chapter on infirmities. I am too attached to my sleep.
JournalEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 175
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