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300 Sayings #40

. Food is not evil, but gluttony is. Childbearing is not evil, but fornication is. Money is not evil, but avarice is. Glory is not evil, but vainglory is. Indeed, there is no evil in existing things, but only in their misuse.
(St. Maximus the Confessor, Chapters on Love, 3.4)

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This entry was published on September 7, 2016 at 9:18 am and is filed under Church Fathers, Faith, Life, Orthodoxy. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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