When I Fall

14 December 2013 | A Word From the Desert

Monk fall A monk looking for some guidance and encouragement went to Abba Sisoius and asked:
‘What am I to do since I have fallen?’
The Abba replied ‘Get up!’
‘I did get up but I fell again.’
‘Get up again.’
‘I did, but I must admit that I fell once again.  What should I do?’
‘Do not fall down without getting back up.’

Sayings of the Desert Fathers
Artwork: Phyllis Nicoll

~  Everything that lives and that breathes gives praise to the Lord  ~

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