Poor In Spirit

“O Lord, how joyful and happy must they be who, when they come to consider their own selves, find in themselves nothing remarkable whatever. Not only do they not attract attention outside themselves, but now they no longer have any desires or selfish interests to attract their own attention. They remark no virtues; they are saddened by no huge sins; they see only their own unremarkable weakness and nothingness but a nothingness that is filled obscurely, not with themselves, but with Your love, O God! They are poor in spirit who possess within themselves the kingdom of heaven because they are no longer remarkable even to themselves. But in them shines God’s light and they themselves, and all who see it, glorify You, O God!”

from “Dialogues With Silence” (T. Merton)






Orthodox Byzantine Music (Worship) Angelopoulos Beatitudes

Be well, and at peace,


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One Comment on “Poor In Spirit”

  1. GreyIxia Says:

    Ooh, tree photography :). I personally love nature photos and trees are photogenic in my eyes 🙂

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