You need not be despondent. Let those be despondent who do not believe in God. For them sorrow is burdensome, of course, because besides earthly enjoyment they have nothing. 42 more words
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St. Paisios of Mt. Athos: Women usually have no sense of moderation when it comes to household chores. . . .
Women usually have no sense of moderation when it comes to household chores. They’re constantly finding things to do. While they do have a lot of heart and could do much “housecleaning” in their soul, they often waste their heart on insignificant things. 205 more words
St. Ambrose Milan: But nothing causes such exceeding grief as when anyone, lying under the captivity of sin . . .
“But nothing causes such exceeding grief as when anyone, lying under the captivity of sin, calls to mind from where he has fallen, because he turned aside to carnal and earthly things, instead of directing his mind in the beautiful ways of the knowledge of God. 77 more words
“A man can never learn what divine power is while he abides in comfort and spacious living.”
+ St. Isaac the Syrian, Homily 72, Ascetical Homilies of St Isaac the Syrian