The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

For Flyover Country

Oh, America, how I began to love your country! What miles of silences God has made in you for contemplation! If only people realized what all your mountains and forests are really for!

-Thomas Merton. The Seven Storey Mountain.

Nebraska at dusk

Nebraska at dusk

3 comments on “For Flyover Country

  1. joannerambling
    January 9, 2015


  2. markbialczak
    January 10, 2015

    Gorgeous. Both poem and picture. Thank you, Paige. Happy New Year.

  3. michaelwatsonvt
    January 13, 2015

    I have long loved the work of Merton.

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