We give permission

19 March 2021

The evil spirit doesn’t expose our virtues but our weaknesses. Only if we give him the right to do so can the devil do us harm. If you don’t take part in the sacraments of the Church, you’re giving permission to be tempted and to be subjected to demonic influences. The further you distance yourself from God, the more difficult things become for you.

Saint Païsios the Athonite