Do You Know the Difference Between Uniformity vs. Conformity to God’s Will? (St Alphonsus)

Saint Alphonsus Liguori, the Doctor of the Church in Moral Theology, wrote a short treatise titled Uniformity with the God’s Will. It’s only about 30 pages long. I’ll leave a link to it below. Don’t hesitate. Acquire it and read it.

In this work, Saint Alphonsus explains the difference between conformity to God’s will and uniformity to God’s will.
Let us not only strive to conform ourselves, but aso to unite ourselves to whatever dispositions God makes of us. Conformity signifies that we join our wills to the will of God. Uniformity means more–it means that we make one will of God’s will and ours, so that we will only what God wills; that God’s will alone, is our will. This is the summit of perfection and to it we should always aspire; this should be the goal of all our works, desires, meditations, and prayers. To this end we should always invoke the aid of our holy patrons, our guardian angels, and above all, of our Mother Mary, the most perfect of all the saints because she most perfectly embraced the divine will.
Embrace uniformity, not mere conformity to God’s will.

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