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Author QuotedMarguerite Porete
Title QuotedMirror of Simple Souls
Date (Year/Month/Day)1965/09/11
Quotation"They have a good foundation," saith Love, "and high edification that resteth them of the things. Such creatures they can no more speak of God, no more than they can say where God is. For whatsoever it be that speaketh of God, when he will, and to whom he will, and where he will, he may doubt." The Mirror of Simple Souls, III, 220
JournalDancing in the Water of Life: Seeking Peace in the Hermitage. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 5, 1963-1965.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1997, p. 294
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