Thomas Merton Quotes

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A tree gives glory to God by being a tree. For in being what God means it to be it is obeying [God]. It 'consents, ' so to speak, to [God's] creative love. It is expressing an idea which is in God and which is not distinct from the essence of God, and therefore a tree imitates God by being a tree

-Thomas Merton
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