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Symeon the New Theologian: “appearance and illusion”

7 May 2016

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“If you know that all visible things are a shadow and all pass away, are you not ashamed of playing with shadows and hoarding transitory things? Like a child you draw water with a bucket full of holes; do you not realize it and take it into account, my dear friend? As though there were nothing more serious than appearance and illusion, as though reality has been taken from them?”

– St. Symeon the New Theologian

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  1. 8 May 2016 10:40 am

    Reblogged this on The Harlemite.

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