“True Gospel love towards one’s neighbor is different. It is completely in and of God. Let us call to mind how the Lord answered those who came to Him to tell Him that his mother and brothers awaited Him, while he was preaching: Who is My mother and who are My brothers?” And He stretched out His hand toward His disciples and said, “Here are My mother and My brothers! For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother (Matt 12:47–50).” — Archbishop Averky, The Struggle for Virtue
Today’s reading on acquiring true spiritual love is taken from:
The Struggle for Virtue: Asceticism in a Modern Secular Society
by Archbishop Averky (Taushev)
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