O exercício do desejo

Maria Manuela de Carvalho

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The exercise of yearning marks the rhythm of the Christian life, which we can call a life of prayer, that is to say a life in relation to God, who, having brought Himself close to mankind in the liberality of Trinitarian love, is always an infinite liberty of love inviting the finite human liberty to participate freely in the divine life. Reflecting on the yearning of God brings us to touch humbly upon the Trinitarian mystery and to seek to delineate its relationship with history. A relationship that inolves the Incarnation of the Word of God, but which comes before it and is lost in the eternal design of the Trinity, just as it comes later in the action of the Holy Spirit in the heart of the world in the community of holiness.
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)287-299
Number of pages13
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2008

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