Symeon the New Theologian (949 – 1022)

Saint Symeon the New Theologian (949 – 1022)

Saint Symeon the New Theologian Quote – “The more a man enters the light of understanding…”

The more a man enters the light of understanding, the more aware he is of his own ignorance. And when the light reveals itself fully and unites with him and draws him into itself, so that he finds himself alone in a sea of light, then he is emptied of all knowledge and immersed in absolute unknowing. Saint Symeon the […]

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Saint Symeon the New Theologian (949 – 1022)

Saint Symeon the New Theologian Quote – “He who does not have attention in himself cannot become pure in heart…”

He who does not have attention in himself and does not regard his mind, cannot become pure in heart, and so cannot see God. He who does not have attention in himself cannot be poor in spirit, cannot be contrite, nor be gentle and meek, nor hunger and thirst after righteousness, nor be merciful, nor a peacemaker, nor suffer persecution […]

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