Tag: St. Augustine

Finding a Space for Silence

Let us leave a little room for reflection in our lives, room too for silence. Let us look within ourselves and see whether there is some delightful hidden place inside where we can be free of noise and argument. Let us hear the Word… Continue Reading “Finding a Space for Silence”

Wisdom and Patience

Patience is the companion of wisdom. – Saint Augustine  

Delighting Ourselves in God

Thou movest us to delight in praising Thee, for Thou has formed us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless till they find rest in Thee. – St. Augustine of Hippo

Thoughts on Hope – 15

Hope has two beautiful daughters – their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are. – St. Augustine

Contemplation of Creation

  . . . their answer was their beauty.  From today’s reading in the Psalter I asked the earth, the sea and the deeps, heaven, the sun, the moon and the stars….My questioning of them was my contemplation , and their answer was their… Continue Reading “Contemplation of Creation”