Wednesday, October 01, 2008

the wisdom of the desert...

"it was said of abbot agatho that for three years he carried a stone in his mouth until he learned to be silent"

from the wisdom of the desert, translated by thomas merton.


Blogger ArtSparker said...

I suppose silence is a form of elocution which might require a stone rather than pebbles.

7:51 PM  

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