Minute Meditation on the Greatest Need in a Human Being’s Life

0
St. Augustine: The Restless Soul

What is the greatest need of a human being?

It is not for more money;
nor for more
possessions;
It is not for more
education;
nor for
human relationships;
It is not for more
pleasure;
nor for better
health and fortune;
It is not for more
power and fame;
nor
to be better than others;
nor for
a comfortable life.

As good as the above-mentioned things are, even as desirable as they may be, they are not the human’s person’s greatest need.

The greatest need in life is for God, for the human heart is an infinite abyss that only God can fill. Until that happens, something, or rather someone, will always be missing from a person’s heart; thus, making his or her life incomplete. Therefore,

Rest from your search,
O weary soul,
for only God can make you whole.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s