Philokalia

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Friday, August 17, 2018

immerlein: Amma Syncletica said: “In the beginning there is...



immerlein:

Amma Syncletica said: “In the beginning there is struggle and a lot of work for those who come near to God. But after that there is indescribable joy. It is just like building a fire: at first it is smoky and your eyes water, but later you get the desired result. Thus we ought to light the divine fire in ourselves with tears and effort.”



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