Open to life in the Spirit

Thomas Merton was asked, “What inhibits the spiritual life?” Merton answered, “Efficiency. We’ve allowed ourselves to believe that keeping busy and achieving will bring fulfillment. We must be still and present,” Merton said. “Then you are open to life in the Spirit.”

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