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Do Not Forget Affliction

On the day of prosperity do not forget affliction, and on the day of affliction do not forget prosperity (Sir. 11:27).

The wisdom literature of the Bible sometimes gives us very concrete and everyday proverbs, things we can ponder and enact in any day and any place. Saint Gregory the Great elucidates the commonsense meaning of this proverb for us, writing:

If a man receives God’s gifts, but forgets […]

By | June 22, 2018|Bible, Christology, Suffering|

Today’s Post

Do Not Forget Affliction

On the day of prosperity do not forget affliction, and on the day of affliction do not forget prosperity (Sir. 11:27).

The wisdom literature of the Bible sometimes gives us very concrete and everyday proverbs, things we can ponder and enact in any day and any place. Saint Gregory the Great elucidates the commonsense meaning of this proverb for us, writing:

If a man receives God’s gifts, but forgets his affliction, he can fall […]

By | June 22, 2018|Bible, Christology, Suffering|

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