Journal Archives - Contemplative Journal


The Spiritual Lives of Teenagers & Thomas Merton

What do teenagers today need spiritually? Thomas Merton's life has surprising implications for today's youth.  Hearing Teenager's Voices Before we can begin to speak to the needs of today’s young people, we need to listen to what they’re saying. Here’s a sampling of quotes from students I...

A Stranger No More

Who is the stranger? Nass Cannon reflects on the stranger, using personal life experiences and writings from Thomas Moore and Albert Camus. *** An auto accident disrupts my planned presentation at the Seventh General Meeting of The Thomas Merton Society Meeting of Great Britain and Ireland. Through...