Saint Macarius the Great on the Heart

St. Macarius the Great

St. Macarius the Great

The heart itself is but a small vessel, yet there also are dragons and there are lions; there are poisonous beasts and all the treasures of evil. And there are rough and uneven roads; there are precipices. But there is also God, also the angels, the life and the kingdom, the light and the Apostles, the treasures of grace – there are all things.

* This excerpt is from “Pseudo-Macarius: The Fifty Spiritual Homilies and the Great Letter.”

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