St John Chrysostom: Forgiveness

“Let no one mourn that he has fallen again and again; for forgiveness has risen from the grave” – St John Chrysostom

St John Chrysostom: Meekness

“Nothing is more powerful than meekness. For as fire is extinguished by water, so a mind inflated by anger is subdued by meekness. By meekness we practice and make known our virtue, and also cause the indignation of our brother to cease, and deliver his mind from perturbation.” – St John Chrysostom  

St Philaret of Moscow: Humility

“Humility is the salt of virtue. As salt gives flavor to food, so humility gives perfection to virtue. Without salt, food goes bad easily, and without humility, virtue is easily spoiled by pride, vainglory, impatience – and it perishes. There is a humility which a man gains by his own struggles: knowing his own insufficiency,…