Thursday, April 10, 2014

Augustine: the heart's rest

Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Feast of William Law, Priest, Mystic, 1761
    Commemoration of William of Ockham, Franciscan Friar, Philosopher, Teacher, 1347
    Commemoration of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Priest, Scientist, Visionary, 1955
    [Jesus:] “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
    —Matthew 11:28 (NIV)
    Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee.
    ... St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430), Confessions [397], Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1886, I.i, p. 1 (see the book)
    See also Matt. 11:28-30; Ps. 38:4; 116:7; Isa. 55:1-3; 66:2; Jer. 6:16; Mic. 6:6-8; Gal. 5:1; 2 Thess. 1:6-7; Heb. 4:1
Quiet time reflection:
    Are there some near me who need hear about the Lord’s rest?
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