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Excerpts from Personal Journal 1984-2007
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Copyright © 2012 by Thomas Merton Brightman.

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You Are Not Participating
Thomas Merton Brightman

Healing the Heart
Thomas Merton Brightman

Boundaries? What Are They?
Thomas Merton Brightman

Crossing the Abyss To Spiritual Opportunity
Thomas Merton Brightman

Forgiveness
Thomas Merton Brightman

From Lightening Rod to Thunder Being
Thomas Merton Brightman

I Don't Have Time
Thomas Merton Brightman

Living In Abundance Consciousness
Thomas Merton Brightman

The Violent Price of Denial
Thomas Merton Brightman

A Chance to Break the System
Thomas Merton Brightman

The Covenant With All Our Relations
Thomas Merton Brightman

White Horses
Thomas Merton Brightman

Words Behind the Words
Thomas Merton Brightman

Rude Awakening
Thomas Merton Brightman

A Loss of Innocence
Thomas Merton Brightman

Bonded by Pathology, Naked to the World
Thomas Merton Brightman

A Very Hard Promise to Keep
Thomas Merton Brightman

Family Secrets and Shame Bound Systems
Thomas Merton Brightman

Releasing Death from Fear and Pain
Thomas Merton Brightman

When Do You Say I Love You?
Thomas Merton Brightman

By The Taste of Clear Water
Thomas Merton Brightman

The Blindness of Identification With Good
Thomas Merton Brightman

Showing Respect
Thomas Merton Brightman

I Just Can't Count the Change
Thomas Merton Brightman

Opened to Radiance
Thomas Merton Brightman

Divine Awareness for Tending My Own Garden
Thomas Merton Brightman

Awaiting Whatever Melody the Divine Will Play
Thomas Merton Brightman