Bernard of clairvaux virginity without humility
Mar 24, - Believe, give praise, and receive. Let humility be bold, let modesty be confident. This is no time for virginal simplicity to forget prudence. In this matter alone, O prudent Virgin, do not fear to be presumptuous. Though modest silence is pleasing, dutiful speech is now more necessary. Open your heart to faith. Ten Marian Facts about St. Bernard of Clairvaux INES. Age: 30. Please visit my website for 5 galleries of real and recent photos! Answer with a word, receive the Word of God. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Aeterna Press And if by her virginity she was acceptable to Him, nevertheless, it was by her humility that she conceived Him. Is your purity more pleasing than the chastity of Mary, that without humility, you deem it sufficient for you, when without humility her virginity could not find favour? Claire. Age: 29. Hello, I'm Stephanie, your ultimate mature hottie In Praise of the Virgin Mother Dec 23, - That soul is in no small degree pleasing to God, in whom humility commends virginity, and virginity adorns humility. But how much more Again, we can be saved without virginity, not without humility. A soul that has to Bernard of Clairvaux (London: R. & T. Washbourne, LTE, ) p. *This post. Aug 20, - He was a man immersed in the word of God; he could not speak without quoting scripture, and this earned him such a distinguished title. The Vespers Magnificat Antiphon hails St. Bernard of Clairvaux as an “eminent preacher of the Virgin Mother's glory. . Let humility be bold, let modesty be confident. Charlotte. Age: 27. My name is luna, sensual shapely woman40y.o based in rome. Elsewhere his sense of the supreme moral greatness of Mary is expressed in such words as " I dare to say that without humility not even the virginity of Mary would have been acceptable " (Super Missus est Horn. I. 5) ; she is so high because she is so humble, " Umile ed alta piu che creatura, Termine fisso d'eterno consiglio. Oct 22, - Bernard of Clairvaux's homilies on the Virgin Mary discussed, as have our previous redings, her various virtues. Some of these central virtues He goes even further on to state explicitly: "Yet I dare say that without humility not even Mary's virginity would have been acceptable." As her humility was what. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Aeterna Press. nothave Is your purity more pleasing than the chastity ofMary, that without humility, you deem it sufficient for you, when without humility her virginity could not find favour? Virginity is not for all; it is for the few;and there are fewamong the few that unite humility with virginity.