St Makarii of Optino, quoted in “The Orthodox Way”

[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.

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

DC/MD Catholics: Be a Church Companion for a Pregnancy Center!
"Junior Varsity Angel Wrestling Team": I finally watch "The Wise Kids"
Will Heterosexuality and Anagrams Save Us from Tyranny?
I Think of You and Let It Go: Best Books I Read in 2016
About Eve Tushnet