December 2, 2009.
At the general audience in St. Peter’s square the Pope focused on William of St. Thierry a close friend of St. Bernard, to discuss the power of love.Benedict XVI
“For William, this innat human drive finds perfection in the love truine God, the source and goal of all love.”
Benedict XVI went on to say the love of God brings supreme human fulfilment, and a profound experimental knowledge of both God and the world. Benedict XVI
“By contemplating the mysteries of the faith, we grow in the image of God and , by uniting our will to his, we become one with him.”
Benedict XVI says people can find authentic joy and bliss by loving God first and allowing that love to overflow into love for others.