The Language of Angels (Continued)

Since angels’ language corresponds to the affections of their love, and since heaven’s love is love for the Lord and love for our neighbor (Sections 13–19), we can see how elegant and delightful their conversation is. It affects not only the ears but also the deeper levels of the minds of those who hear it. There was one particular hard-hearted spirit with whom an angel talked, and eventually he was so moved by what the angel was saying that he burst into tears, saying that he couldn’t help it, love was talking, and he had never cried before.

from Heaven and Hell, Section 238

Notes:

Sections 13-19: Published 11/1/2019-11/4/2019

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