Evagrius On Prayer 12-13


Whenever a temptation comes your way or a dispute incites you to release your anger in revenge or shout some unfitting word, recall your prayer and the clarity of discernment you have during it. At once, the uncontrolled emotion within you will cease.


Whatever you do to avenge yourself against a brother who has treated you wrongly will become a hurdle to you in the time of prayer.

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