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Lessons from Silas, Shiloh, and Thomas Merton
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April 26, 2017

Lessons from Silas, Shiloh, and Thomas Merton

By Marguerite Jill Dye

 “When ambition ends, happiness begins,” Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk and mystic wrote. My husband, Papa Duane, and “I,” “Gammy Jill,” just spent a few unambitious and happy days with our 19-month-old grandson, Silas, in Massachusetts. The days were full and exciting watching…