Tongue And Belly Under Control

September 24, 2016 | A Word From the Desert

Abba Pambo came to Abba Antony and said: “Give me a word, Father,” and he said:

“Do not trust in your own righteousness; do not grieve about a sin that is past and gone; and keep your tongue and your belly under control…”

Sayings of the Desert Fathers
Artwork: Phyllis Nicoll