"For us let it be enough to know ourselves to be in the place where God wants us, and carry on our work, even though it be no more than the work of an ant, infinitesimally small, and with unforeseeable results."
-- Abbé Monchanin

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Quote for the Day

Abba Joseph said to Abba Nisterus, 'What should I do about my tongue, for I cannot control it?'  The old man said to him, 'When you speak, do you find peace?'  He replied 'No.'  The old man said, 'If you do not find peace, why do you speak?  Be silent and when a conversation takes place, it is better to listen than to speak.'
-- Sayings of the Desert Fathers

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