"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

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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