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Abba Poemen

Abba Poemen 35. Abba Poemen said, ‘Vigilance, self-knowledge and discernment; these are the guides of the soul.’ (From: The Sayings of the Desert Fathers, Benedicta Ward, P. 172) 60. He also said, ‘Poverty, hardship, austerity and fasting, such are the … Continue reading

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