On the Examples Given by the Holy Fathers
Look at the shining examples of our ancient Fathers and the Saints, in whom true perfection and religion flourished, and then you will see how little we do by comparison. Consider the many and grievous trials endured by the Apostles and Martyrs and all the Saints who followed in the footsteps of our Lord. They worked by day and prayed by night. Even in their physical labors they turned their minds to God.
(To be continued tomorrow.)