The Fiery Soliloquy with God by Gerlac Petersen 1378-1411
Gerlac Petersen was connected with many illustrious contemplative men, e.g., John of Ruysbroeck, Florence Radewyns, Henry of Kalkar, Gerard of Zutphen, Thomas à Kempis, John a Kempis and Johann Vos of Huesden.
That virtue is to be practised only jor the love of virtue, because it is always good.
That nothing is sweeter or more glorious than for the soul to inhere in the Highest Good
How he who is poor in spirit is exceeding rich.
Suggest and discuss books to read (all languages welcome!)
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What had been his eye’s delight, his eyes craved to see again and his ingratitude punished him by inducing him to believe it to be more beautiful than it had ever been. Soren Kierkegaard 1843