See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. - James 5:7

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Here's a thought....



Whatever is received is received according to the mode of the receiver.

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  2. My first association with this quote is St. John of the Cross. But it makes sense that it originated with Aquinas.

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  3. It is actually St. John - he quotes it like this: 'as the philosopher says...' But it is a general principle and very Thomist.

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  4. Yes, I didn't mean it is an actual quote from Aquinas, but that it is Thomistic principle.

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  5. now i know why i can't play sports.

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