What is the Science of Salvation?

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

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Compassion

 Deem him to be a man of God who by reason of much compassion has mortified himself even with regard to necessary wants; for he who gives alms to a poor man has God to take care of him. And a man who has become poor for his sake has found inexhaustible treasures.
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                      St. Isaac the Syrian
                                                                      "Ascetical Homilies" (Homily Five)