Having another go at tackling Aquinas, via Edward Feser’s beginner’s guide. It’s certainly the clearest introduction I’ve come across, but I do struggle with potencies and efficient causes and all the rest of it, and I wish I’d had a proper training in philosophy.

Reading metaphysics still feels like listening to an unfamiliar foreign language: I understand about every word in ten. But unless anyone has a better suggestion for getting to grips with Thomism, I guess I’ll just keep on keeping on.