Elder Paisius the Athonite on the Harm Caused by Merciless People

Elder Paisius the Athonite

The trials that God allows are in proportion to our tolerance level, but unfortunately many times the mockery and thoughtlessness of merciless people are added on and then we break down. Strong wind usually splits sensitive trees and uproots those with shallow roots, while it helps trees with deep roots to extend deeper into the ground.

* This excerpt is from “Elder Paisios of Mount Athos: Epistles”


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