What is the Science of Salvation?

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

Saturday, February 1, 2014

See Yourself as Bad

    It is infinitely better for us to see ourselves as bad than good. In the first case, we acquire humility, and find the door to forgiveness, the door to grace; in the second, we grow proud; and pride blocks the way of grace.
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                           Starets Macarius of Optina      
                                                                           "Russian Letters of Direction"