Isaac of Nineveh (circa 613 – 700)

Isaac of Nineveh Quote – “A strength unknown to you will come…”

When God sees that in all purity of heart you are trusting in him more than in yourself… then a strength unknown to you will come to make its dwelling in you. And you will feel in all your senses the power of him who is with you. Isaac of Nineveh (circa 613 – 700)

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Isaac of Nineveh Quote – “More than all things, love silence…”

More than all things, love silence. It brings you a fruit that tongue cannot describe. In the beginning we have to force ourselves to be silent. But then there is born something that draws us to silence. May God give you an experience of this “something” that is born of silence. If you only practice this, untold light will dawn […]

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Isaac of Nineveh Quote – “They alone find who remain in silence…”

Many are avidly seeking, but they alone find who remain in silence. Those who delight in a multitude of words, even though they say admirable things, are empty within. If you love truth, be a lover of silence. Silence like the sunlight will illuminate you in God and will deliver you from the phantoms of ignorance. Silence will unite your […]

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