Striking is the fact that William, in speaking of the love of God, attributes notable importance to the emotional dimension. Indeed, dear friends, our heart is made of flesh, and when we love God, who is Love itself, how can we not express in this relationship with the Lord also our most human feelings, such as tenderness, sensitivity, delicacy? The Lord himself, becoming man, wished to love us with a heart of flesh!Let us be tender, sensitive, and delicate in our relationship with God and our brothers and sisters.
03 December 2009
The Holy Father is talking about love again! This time in his Wednesday audience on William of Saint-Thierry, a theologian of the 11th century: