The Seven Storey Mountain - Thomas Merton - A Short Summary and Review


A short summary of The Seven Storey Mountain:

The story of Thomas Merton's call.

My favorite Thomas Merton quote from the book:

"You cannot live for your own pleasure and your own convenience without inevitably hurting and injuring the feelings and interests of practically everyone you meet."

Question to ponder while reading the book:

What leads you?

Have you ever truly been alone?

My review of the book:

I am very inspired by his calling.

It's a poignant life story.

I really see the beauty behind the Trappist austerity.


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