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Henry became a Cistercian under the influence ...Bernard of Clairvaux’s On Loving God (X.28) describes what happens when our will is changed by the grace of God to finally desire God himself:

O pure and sacred love! O sweet and pleasant affection! O pure and sinless intention of the will, all the more sinless and pure since it frees us from the taint of selfish vanity, all the more sweet and pleasant , for all that is found in it is divine.

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