Category Archives: Meditation

Clothed With Grace

“By grace, as we have seen, man receives a participation of the Divine Nature. . . . This St. Paul describes as a transformation. ‘You are,’ he says, ‘transformed into the image of God, from glory to glory’ (2 Cor … Continue reading

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That Our Joy May Be Complete

“Providence has implanted in our hearts a great thirst for knowledge and truth, but this knowledge and this truth can only be found in Him. . . . He Himself introduces us into His admirable light. ‘In Thy light we … Continue reading

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Then I Shall Know As I Am Known

“Man, inasmuch as he is a reasonable being, bears some resemblance to God, but the distance between his nature and that of God is no less than infinite. God therefore can only be seen at an immeasurable distance. ‘Every one … Continue reading

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We Walk By Faith, Not By Sight

“‘I will be as the Most High,’ was the aspiration of Lucifer when he looked upon the glory and beauty with which his Creator had adorned him, and because he wished to possess this glory independently of God he was … Continue reading

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Called to Dwell With God for Eternity

“God only exists by Himself eternal, immutable, and dependent on no one. Creatures are of themselves nothing; they exist only because God has created them and maintains them in existence. ‘I am who am,’ saith the Lord. And ‘all nations … Continue reading

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Participation in the Divine Nature

“‘What is essential and substantial in God,’ says St. Thomas, ‘exists in the soul, which partakes by grace in the Divine love, as a quality superadded to its nature.’ Elsewhere the Angelical Doctor, in agreement with St. Basil, compares the … Continue reading

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Divine Grace: A Wellspring Unto Eternal Life

“The glory of heaven, in which the blessed see and enjoy God, is nothing else but the fruition of the grace given to us here below.” “Grace is the fountain springing up unto everlasting life; it is the root of … Continue reading

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