In English

An affliction both slight and gross (Saint John of the Ladder)

13 Ιουνίου 2019

Denigration signals the birth of hatred. It’s a delicate affliction, but also a substantial one. It’s a fat leech, hidden away and unmanifested, sucking out and destroying the blood of love. It means a pretence of love, it’s a weight on the heart and it does away with purity.