[St Isaac the Syrian] also says, “God’s grace comes of itself, suddenly, without our seeing it approach. It comes when the place is clean.” Therefore, carefully, diligently, constantly clean the place; sweep it with the broom of humility.
St Makarii of Optino, quoted in “The Orthodox Way”
February 12, 2014 by Eve Tushnet
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