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Wisdom from a Desert Father

“[Abba Isaiah] also said, ‘When God wishes to take pity on a soul and it rebels, not bearing anything and doing its own will, He then allows it to suffer that which it does not want, in order that it may seek Him again.’ ” The Sayings of the Desert Fathers - The Alphabetical Collection, translated by Benedicta Ward, SLG.

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