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Reflections on Augustine. Choose at least two of the following comments made by Augustine in the Confessions and explain the context and provide personal reflection on the spiritual significance of each to you.
For thou hast made us for Thyself and our hearts are restless till they rest in Thee.
But how can I call unto my God, my God and Lord? For in calling unto Him, I am calling Him to me: and what room is there in me for my God….
Thus the innocence of children is in the helplessness of their bodies rather than any quality of their minds.
Thus, You brought good for me out of those who did ill, and justly punished me for the ill I did myself. So You have ordained and so it is: that every disorder of the soul is its own punishment.
But in this lay my sin: that I sought pleasure, nobility, and truth not in God but in the beings he had created, myself and others. Thus I fell into sorrow and confusion and error. Thanks be to Thee, my Joy, and my Glory and my Hope and my God: thanks be to Thee for Thy gifts: but do Thou preserve them in me.
I acquired the power I still have to read what I find written and to write what I want to express; whereas in the studies that came later I was forced to memorise the wanderings of Aeneas – whoever he was – while forgetting my own wanderings; and to weep for the death of Dido who killed herself for love, while bearing dry-eyed my own pitiful state, in that among these studies I was becoming dead to You, O God, my life.
Therefore He who made me is good and He is my Good: and in Him I shall exult for all the good qualities that even as a boy I had. But in this lay my sin: that I sought pleasure, nobility, and truth not in God but in the beings He had created, myself and others. Thus I fell into sorrow and confusion and error. Thanks be to Thee, my Joy and my Glory and my Hope and my God: thanks be to Thee for Thy gifts: but thou do preserve them in me. Thus Thou wilt preserve me, and the things Thou hast given me shall increase and be made perfect, and I shall be with Thee: because even that I exist is Thy gift.
Perhaps it was the thrill of acting against Your law – at least in appearance, since I had no power to do so in fact, the delight a prisoner might have in making some small gesture of liberty -getting a deceptive sense of omnipotence.
And what did it profit me that I read and understand for myself all of the books of what are called the Liberal Arts that I was able to get hold of since I remained the vile slave of evil desires? I enjoyed the books while not knowing Him from whom came whatever was true or certain in them. For I had my back to the light, and my face to the things upon which the light falls; so that my eyes, by which I looked upon things in the light, were not themselves illumined.
So he [Victorinus] grew proud towards vanity and humble toward truth.
And suddenly I heard a voice from some nearby house, a boy’s voice or a girl’s voice, I do not know: but it was a sort of sing-song, repeated again and again, “Take and read, take and read.

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