In an interview for our movie, “Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer” I conducted with V.Rev. John McGuckin in Egypt, at St. Antony’s Monasery, the spiritual master, Father Lazarus (perfect name for him), said,

“Wisdom has to be something you live, not something you learn. You cannot just come to the classroom and have a lecture on wisdom today. You have to live all your life falling down and getting up, falling down and getting up. That way, slowly, with god’s grace you learn wisdom, the practical wisdom of the spiritual life.”

What do YOU think he’s saying? How is falling down and getting up, relevant to YOU? Please post a comment below.

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