Saturday, July 14, 2007

On charity with other people’s money
In the same way, in another place, this man preaches: If thou sowest among the poor, sow from among thy own possessions; what thou sowest from those of others is much more bitter than weeds.
— St Isaac the Syrian, from ‘Six Treaties on the Behaviour of Excellence’, Book IV. From Mystical Writings. (Willits, California: Eastern Orthodox Books, no date), p. 30

From Western Orthodoxy.

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