How to Pray

207.  (Also in V.xii.10) Some of the brothers asked the blessed Macarius how they should pray. “You don’t need a lot of words,” he said. “We should just lift up our hands to heaven and say, ‘Lord, as you will, and how you will, let your will be done.’ And if beset by temptation or battle, just say ‘Lord help us’. He knows what is best for us.”

De Vitis Patrum Book III, Text #207

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