“All men seek peace first of all with themselves. That is necessary, because we do not naturally find rest even in our own being. We have to learn to commune with ourselves before we can communicate with other men and with God.”

Thomas Merton. No Man Is An Island: 120

“May peace be within your ramparts, prosperity within your towers.”  Psalm 122: 7


We must learn to be quiet, to listen and be rather than do, for the peace we seek must first be found within ourselves…