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From The Heart Of Anthony De Mello

Awareness.

The student monk had spent seven years,
Learning how to comprehend awareness.
At the end of his study it was time for assessment,
To visit the master was his final assignment.

The master sat, at the young man he looked,
Was he ready to become a teacher monk?

The young monk, wet from his walk,
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Anthony de Mello SJ (1931 - 1987)

A man of passion,
A seeker, a pilgrim

A traveller against strife
From orthodoxy towards the light

Open to the impact of love
Theologian extraordinary
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