Today is the one-hundreth birthday of Catholic monk, mystic, and renown writer, Thomas Merton.

The film clip above was taken at an interfaith conference in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 10th, 1968. It captured his last recorded public remarks. One hour later, he was accidentally electrocuted in his hotel room…

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By Tom Quiner I ran across this great quote from a Quiner’s Diner reader’s Facebook page. Thanks for posting it, Karen! “As a professor in two fields, neurology and psychiatry, I am fully aware of the extent to which man is subject to biological, psychological and sociological conditions. But in addition to being a professor…

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