“Common sense in the spiritual life is the means through which a person begins to understand himself in and through God.”
Saint Albert of Jerusalem, who gave the Carmelites their Rule of Life, had much to say about common sense in a few, short words. Father Nicholas Blackwell, O.Carm. — a.k.a. the Frank Friar — explores the meaning of Saint Albert’s appeal to common sense in an insightful article in The Catholic Stand.