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Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full…

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“Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.”
-Saint Augustine

    More on St. Augustine

St. Augustine Website – information and resources at Georgetown University

St. Augustine on Wikipedia

Works of St Augustine on Christan Classics Ethereal Library- Several of Augustine’s works to read online at no cost


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One thought on “Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full…

  1. loved the quote. St. Augustine has some of the best and most apt quotes. Never seen this one though. A true gem.