… The trouble …

… The trouble is that when you run a supernatural society like a natural society, it goes dead, When you run a supernatural society it goes dead – period. Only God can make live a supernatural community, and here all the work is being done, perhaps, by men: of course, the individuals all pray – but they need a sort of reform.

Thomas Merton
Run to the Mountain – (Advent I November 30, 1941 pg. 463)

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