For St. Thomas Aquinas, the will is most rightly used when God’s glory becomes more manifest in our world. In other words, what becomes particularly important, is that when it comes to choosing, ultimately every choice we make can only be evaluated with regards to the purpose for which the choices made. For human beings then, the choice is ultimately about whether or not one follows God, or makes choices that help us to move closer and closer to God.
Tag: Bread of Life
Readings for Today From time to time I hear the words of a priest or bishop discussing how rarely people are able to go to Mass and receive the Eucharist. I have heard Dominicans share the same thing. In some parts of the world, people only area able to get to Mass a few times […]
Readings for Today Life is suffering. This is the first great truth of Buddhism. Other translations say that “to live is to suffer.” Suffering is ingrained deeply into human existence. We get sick, we die, we are evil to one another at times, we have accidents, and we make serious mistakes. This does not count […]