Perverse will


#1

What does it mean to have “perverse will”? As stated in my signature Augustine had fleshly lusts. How is that perverse will? I have also been told it’s a lack of temperance.


#2

St Augustine was a sex addict. That’s what “fleshly lusts” and “perverse will” mean.


#3

How did he finally get rid of this problem? And he says a perverse will changed into fleshly lusts. Which can also mean alcohol addictions and gluttony to my knowledge.


#4

If your will is not aligned with God’s will it is easy to begin to lust and in turn for that lust to lead to actions.


#5

You should read The Confessions of Saint Augustine.


#6

And this aligning your will with God’s to my knowledge is what the body and blood is for. I don’t know how else to be in favor other than in grace and partaking of the eucharist.


#7

I think I saw something like that at www.newadvent.org I’ll check again.


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