Bodily Ascetism And Interior Vigilance

28 May 2016 | A Word From the Desert

Bodily Ascetism or Interior Vigilance

Which is the better practice – bodily asceticism or interior vigilance?

Both are necessary – bodily asceticism is the foliage and the fruit is interior vigilance.

Sayings of the Desert Fathers
Artwork: Phyllis Nicoll

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

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