"As the flesh is nourished by food, so is man supported by prayers"

St Augustine

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"Try to turn your heart from the love of things visible and bring yourself to things invisible. For they who follow their own evil passions stain their consciences and lose the grace of God. "

Thomas á Kempis

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"This is the greatest wisdom -- to seek the kingdom of heaven through contempt of the world. "

Thomas á Kempis

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Blessed John of Rusybroeck   (1293-1381)

 

THE ADORNMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL MARRIAGE (cont)

 

by Blessed John of Rusybroeck

   
 

THE ADORNMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL MARRIAGE
THE SPARKLING STONE
THE BOOK OF SUPREME TRUTH




TRANSLATED FROM THE FLEMISH BY


C. A. WYNSCHENK DOM




EDITED
WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY
EVELYN UNDERHILL

BV5080 J33



"In tantum Deus cognoscitur, in quantum amatur"