Sayings from the Fathers, 13-VI-2018.

Abba Poemen used to say, “The passions are four ‘heads,'” and a brother said unto him, “What are they?” The old man said unto him, “Worldly grief which comes about many things, the love of money, vainglory, and fornication. And it is meet that we should be on the watch against these before all other passions.” – Paradisus Patrum

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