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“Spend all the hours of your life in a way pleasing to God”

13 October 2015

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“Refuse to listen to the devil when he whispers to you: give me now, and you will give tomorrow to God. No, no! Spend all the hours of your life in a way pleasing to God; keep in your mind the thought that after the present hour you will not be given another and that you will have to render a strict account for every minute of this present hour.”
– St. Theophan the Recluse and St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain, Unseen Warfare

 

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  1. 13 October 2015 3:19 pm

    Reblogged this on The Harlemite and commented:
    A very stark reminder of the reality of our lives.

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