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"Of all our resources, water is one of the most precious. Where it is available, civilization may flourish; when water disappears, vast cities, businesses, and cultures are doomed... St Dominic was …More
"Of all our resources, water is one of the most precious. Where it is available, civilization may flourish; when water disappears, vast cities, businesses, and cultures are doomed... St Dominic was a dispenser of the waters of wisdom. "Where shall wisdom be found? Whence comes it?" The question "What is wisdom?" is one that has challenged great minds in every age, and we can learn from them something of the nature of wisdom and St Dominic. There is more to human living that food and drink; "Man does not live by bread alone," as Christ once said... It may be safely assumed that St Dominic did not know much about the natural sciences; in those days, few people did, and what they knew was elementary. The hour of natural science had not yet struck. But Dominic was outstanding in the other two departments of wisdom: He was a sound, clear-headed theologian, and at the same time sensitive and docile to the Holy Spirit... How refreshing to see a saint like Dominic, a man marked by breadth of …More