10 October 2015 | A Word From the Desert

Shipwreck or Crown

An old man said,
‘What condemns us is not that thoughts enter into us but that we use them badly; indeed, through our thoughts we can be shipwrecked, and through our thoughts we can be crowned.’

Sayings of the Desert Fathers
Artwork: Phyllis Nicoll

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

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