Tuesday, August 17, 2010

On Obedience

A single pious soul stands with the angels (not pictured) before the altar of the Blessed Sacrament in St. Michael's Cathedral.  Photo from internet.

Obedience unites us so closely to God that in a way it transforms us into Him, so that we have no other will but His. If obedience is lacking, even prayer cannot be pleasing to God.
                    – St. Thomas Aquinas

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  1. 1. In anno quo mortuus est rex Ozias vidi Dominum sedentem super solium excelsum et elevatum et ea quae sub eo erant implebant templum 2. seraphin stabant super illud sex alae uni et sex alae alteri duabus velabant faciem eius et duabus velabant pedes eius et duabus volabant 3. et clamabant alter ad alterum et dicebant sanctus sanctus sanctus Dominus exercituum plena est omnis terra gloria eius