My brethren, to this end doth he exhort us, that we may see that the "seeing" of the Word is beyond our powers, for they are small, be they nourished, perfected. Whereby? By the commandments. He that loveth me keepeth my commandments. What commandments? For already do we wish to be strengthened, perfected, that we may see the "seeing" of the Word.
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From Thoughts of St Augustine for Every Day
by Kathleen Mary Balfe (© 1926)
Nihil Obstat: Georgius D. Smith, S.T.D
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont