October 23

Let us therefore imitate our fathers and like them let us seek the treasure within our hearts. And when we have found it let us hold fast to it with all our might, both cultivating and guarding it (cf. Genesis 2:15); for this is what we were commanded to do from the beginning….if we are full of disbelief and doubt about the practice of the ascetic like, how shall we enjoy the fruits of contemplation? For it is practice that initiates us into contemplation.

~Nikiphoros the Monk

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