August 7, 2021– “In May 1968, Christian mystic Thomas Merton embarked on a pilgrimage to the western United States. Fifty years later, filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and writer Fred Bahnson set out to follow Merton’s path, taking the monks’ journey to across the landscape. Amid breathtaking ocean, redwood and canyon bottoms, the film features the faces and voices of the people Merton encountered. The essay offers a more intimate meditation on Merton’s life and the relevance of today’s spiritual journey “. (179 reads)
To take actionTake some time this week to orient yourself to that “center and source of unfailing life” Merton alluded to.