What is the Science of Salvation?

A collection of quotes and sayings about Truth from the great traditions of the world.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Patience

   When we lack patience, our temptations seem greater than they really are. The more a person grows accustomed to enduring them, the smaller they become, and he passes through them effortlessly. Thus he becomes solid as a rock. So be patient!
 
 
 
 
 
                                                           Elder Joseph the Hesychast
                                                           "Monastic Wisdom" (Eighth Letter)