Jealousy and envy can be difficult things for us to admit to in our lives. We do not usually tell others we are jealous of them, or that we envy this or that thing. Someone else gets recognition for something, when I think it should be me, and I feel jealous. Someone has something I want, and I can envy them.
So many things could be said about the great doctor of the Church, Saint Thomas Aquinas. But perhaps the most important thing to be said about Saint Thomas, is that more important than anything else was his loving relationship with God.