Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Loving the Divine

"God has determined that divine things should enter through the heart into the mind and not through the mind into the heart. In divine things, therefore, it is necessary to love them in order to know them.

Blaise Pascal

French scientist, philosopher, and mathematician 1623-1662


  1. Doctrine and Covenants 8:2 Yea, behold, I will tell you in your mind and in your heart, by the Holy Ghost, which shall come upon you and which shall dwell in your heart.
    3 Now, behold, this is the spirit of revelation;

    I have always been under the impression it was the other way around. I believe the heart testifies to the understanding your mind already has. What do you think?

  2. I think it was Harold B. Lee who said that a testimony began "when your heart tells you things that your mind does not yet know."