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300 Sayings #44

The Lord wants us to love one another. Here is freedom: in love for God and neighbor. In this freedom, there is equality. In earthly orders, there may not be equality, but this is not important for the soul. Not everyone can be a king, not everyone a patriarch or a boss. But in any position it is possible to love God and to please Him, and only this is important. And whoever loves God more on earth will be in greater glory in His Kingdom.
(St. Silouan the Athonite, Writings, VI.23)icon_st_silouan_athonite

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This entry was published on October 5, 2016 at 12:01 pm 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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