‘The Soul In Its Nature Loves God’

‘The soul in its nature loves God and longs to be at one with Him in the noble love of a daughter for a noble father; but coming to human birth and lured by the courtships of this sphere, she takes up with another love, a mortal, leaves her father and falls. But one day coming to hate her shame, she puts away the evil of earth, once more seeks the father, and finds her peace’

~Plotinus, The Enneads (Classics) (p. 546). Penguin Classics. Kindle Edition.

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