Timid people

26 April 2020

stisaacthesyrian1Timid people, the great and wise Abbas Isaac the Syrian used to say, generally suffer from two spiritual illnesses: lack of faith and excessive concern for the body.

If you struggle to overcome these two evils, it will be obvious that you believe wholeheartedly in God and that you’re ready to accept anything unpleasant that He may allow to happen to you.

» Saint Isaac the Syrian