Saint John Cassian on Sympathizing with Others

St. John Cassian

Learn from your own experience to sympathize with those in trouble, and never to terrify with destructive despair those who are in danger, nor harden them with severe speeches, but rather restore them with gentle and kindly consolations.

* This excerpt is from “The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Second Series Vol. XI”


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