Peace Post- 75

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To allow oneself to be carried away
By a multitude of conflicting concerns,
To surrender to too many demands,
…To commit oneself to too many projects,
To want to help everyone with everything
Is to succumb to violence.”
― Thomas Merton

…I did this for so many years.

3 thoughts on “Peace Post- 75

  1. I did too, and it put me in the hospital fpor 28 days with panic attacks. I still have trouble saying no, but the pandemic has kept people from asking, and now I know the value of not being rushed all of the time or feeling on deadline every week.

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