anger and peace…

Christ the Teacher – icon

All men want peace but they do not know how to attain it. Paissy the Great, having lost his temper, begged the Lord to deliver him from irritability. The Lord appeared to him and said: “Paissy, if you do not wish to get angry, desire nothing, neither criticize, nor hate any man, and you will have no anger.

hat tip: Holy Fathers on Facebook

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