Contemplative Action

“He who attempts to act and do things for others or for the world without deepening his own self-understanding, freedom, integrity and capacity to love, will have nothing to give others. He will communicate to them nothing but the contagion of his own obsessions, his aggressiveness, his self-centred ambitions, his delusions about ends and means, his doctrinaire prejudices and ideas.” - Thomas Merton 1915-1968, from his essay: Contemplation in a World of Action

Stop. Reflect. Then go back to work.

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Further Reading

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