Daily Archives: November 21, 2014

Being Despised

A brother questioned an old man, “Tell me something which I can do, so that I may live by it,” and the old man said, “If you can bear to be despised, that is a great thing, more than all the other virtues.”

–Sayings of the Desert Fathers

This is a hard but fascinating piece of advice. God has given me much to think about in this area.

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