Wednesday, November 16, 2011

On Fasting

Stint your stomach and you will certainly lock your mouth, because the tongue is strengthened by an abundance of food.  Struggle with all your might against the stomach and restrain it with all sobriety.  If you labor a little, the Lord will also soon work with you.
St. John Climacus


Melinda said...

Thank you for the quote!

Margaret said...

Thanks! I so need to read and re-read this and even do this! God bless you!