By the capacity to be wise is not meant the capacity to reason about truths and goods from memory-knowledges, nor the capacity to confirm whatever one pleases; but the capacity to discern what is true and good, to choose what is suitable, and to apply it to the uses of life. They who ascribe all things to the Lord do thus discern, choose, and apply....
Monday, January 14, 2008
Good Definition of Wisdom
In his weekly inspirational reading email Rev. Chris Bown quoted Arcana Coelestia 10227:3, which provides a great definition of wisdom.