Joona Vihonen
Muita ideoita: Joona
Holy desires likewise grow with anticipation, and if they do not grow they are not really desires. Anyone who succeeds in attaining the truth has burned with such a great love. As David says: My soul has thirsted for the living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God? And so also in the Song of Songs the Church says: I was wounded by love; and again: My soul is melted with love.

Holy desires likewise grow with anticipation, and if they do not grow they are not really desires. Anyone who succeeds in attaining the truth has burned with such a great love. As David says: My soul has thirsted for the living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God? And so also in the Song of Songs the Church says: I was wounded by love; and again: My soul is melted with love.

Boy crouching on Rock by Albert Edelfelt. Edelfelt studied art in Antwerp (1873–1874), Paris (1874–1878) and Saint Petersburg (1881–1882).

Boy crouching on Rock by Albert Edelfelt. Edelfelt studied art in Antwerp (1873–1874), Paris (1874–1878) and Saint Petersburg (1881–1882).