Monthly Archives: July 2016

Satisfaction in the Unexplained

Madness it is to hope that human minds / can ever understand the Infinite / that comprehends Three Persons in One Being.

Be satisfied with quia unexplained, / O human race! If you knew everything, / no need for Mary to have borne a son.

(Translation by Mark Musa, Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy: Purgatory, Canto III, 34-39)

Trash and Waste

“A society in which consumption has to be artificially stimulated in order to keep production going is a society founded on trash and waste, and such a society is a house built upon sand” (Dorothy L. Sayers, Why Work?, 3).

Divine Revelation

“We cannot enter into the consciousness of God, and therefore cannot know His thoughts, as they lie in His infinite understanding, without some medium of external revelation” (James Henley Thornwell, The Collected Writings, Vol. 1, 29).