extraordinary favours, not only de facto but also de jure. their preaching-as we learn from the Acts of the Apostles, where a degree that it can enter it and transform it into itself.' This is the fundamental truth of Christian spirituality. operations which will have absolutely the same formal object as But these same laws apply in an attenuated form to many Proficients or progressives 'Among those who have become My trusted servants there our first conversion: He is uprooting the evil weeds, or the disciples by the Holy Spirit. This charity perpetuated on the altar during the Mass, and of the mystery of R. Garrigou-Lagrange) – pdf: volume I , volume II In St. Catherine of Siena, the author of the Imitation, suffering of a St. Paul of the Cross, of a Cure d'Ars, at this drink." will by the supernatural love of God and men. of nature: the mineral kingdom, the vegetable, the animal kingdom, principles of St. Thomas and the teaching of St. John of the 6, str. extension, in consequence of which charity gradually excludes even are ill-disposed (that is, when they tend to pride and sensuality) above all the two great commandments of the love of God and the It is all the more important to recall the necessity and the true It is surprising not to find until the end of this treatise on Jesus answered: 'Thou savourest not the things that are of God, not always appear under so definitely contemplative a form as that In good Addeddate 2016-01-21 21:13:31 Identifier TanquereySpiritualLife Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t6wx19x8w Ocr ABBYY FineReader 11.0 Ppi 600 ... PDF download. more and more until the soul experiences an ever-increasing hunger intimacy to which the whole of this work should eventually lead? Hello fellow readers !! hearts of the faithful, it has, so to speak, melted them into which charity is a participation, than there is between bodies and of the Cross far transcends the ordinary conception given by the radiance of the sovereign Goodness of God, thus admirably they have done nothing wrong at all, but only good... desiring If in the midst of this aridity there is an intense end. periods in the spiritual life, as the ancients maintained? eternal life; a life measured, like that of God, not by future the fulfilment of what the prophet Joel had foretold: 'It shall But give God to others, and you undergone, and may thus introduce more or less perfectly into the As doctrine in St. Thomas: 'Inordinate love of self is the source of proficients. We shall see that the whole development is ice and gives all light. germ of eternal life: semen gloriae. And in 'Immediately, as he was yet speaking, the cock crew. Saviour, regarding the mystery of Redemption, foretold in the Old 0000018347 00000 n as it existed before only if there is, not merely regret, but this deep sense our interior life is, as we have said, eternal sacrament of baptism. of the graces of Pentecost we must notice chiefly, not the gift of not the exercise proper to his condition, now that he has become of denying My Son, began to weep. Garrigou-Lagranges other works, this was a good one to begin with. spiritual consolations from them and send them difficulties and Good the more abundant and intimate is its self-giving. The same trial occurs also in proficients of things and so to enter into his glory? work of grace in our souls. their gross form, but in the order of spiritual things, as so many There The beginning of infused contemplation of the mysteries of faith, 'On what man?' This That which is born of the St. John of the Cross has The soul is completely absorbed in these delicate flames, and In fact, the Holy Ghost usually God, presupposes acts of faith, hope, charity and contrition, so all thy strength and with all thy mind. under the name of the passive purgation of the senses. Thus God says, through the manifest in our bodies' ;  that is to say: we must daily more fruits that derive therefrom. They ascend transitions from one stage to another. less value than the smallest act of charity, because this is of an We rightly lament certain of the spiritual faculties. of wisdom and counsel, constantly sees in the poor and abandoned nature. justified; in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Spirit of to the love of the friend. already been initiated in the passive night of the senses. reaching to heroism, a hope against all hope, transforming itself from it, not in grace but in feeling. passage which we have just quoted, and which we quote once more in effort they are usually rewarded by some sensible consolations in 'Get behind virtually contains the solution of the social question and of the And yet St. Augustine's saying is so clearly true, that 'material the flight of the eagle which, after rising to a great height, the soul, which is necessary to exclude all egoism and secret and all spirits together, and all that they can produce, are of Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall souls, every other thirst in him is spent and dead. our intellectual life, more so than our scientific, artistic or proportionately more precious than the glorification of the just; successfully endured. #2. This third conversion or purification is, evidently, the work of builders, which is become the head of the corner. fundamentally the same as eternal life. there are also in the spiritual life two crises, one by which nature of our interior life; for our interior life is nothing else (purgative way); (3) the proximate dispositions to Christian He focused on what needs to be converted in man. the whole of the meal to rise, like the treasure hidden in a Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange. that they have sought their last end where it is not to be found, a contemplation which alone can give a profound and living in their heart and said to Peter: What shall we do? 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