Augustine For Today


“The fullness of the law is charity. But where is charity to be found? In the love of God and love of neighbor; it won’t be genuine unless God is also loved. You chose love of God; it won’t be genuine unless neighbor is also tacitly included … There is absolutely nothing, in fact, that can satisfy you except God; nothing is enough for you, except God. Show us the Father and it is enough for us. So, let us love the works of mercy, while our ills are being healed, so that when our ills have been healed, our desires may be sharpened; being healed may they be sharpened, being sharpened may they be satisfied, so that there will be judgment on us, but with mercy.”

Sermon 90A, 13-14