A brother asked Abba Hieracus: "Give me a word. How can I be saved?"
The old man said to him: "Sit in your cell; if you are hungry, eat; if you are thirsty, drink; and just do not speak evil of anyone, and you will be saved."
Is the spiritual life really this simple?
The teachings of the Desert Mothers and Fathers and of the Ancients still have much to offer us today.
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Monks in Our Midst: writings by monks from the 3rd to the 21st centuries.