St. John of Kronstadt: When you look at the candles . . .

Icon of St. John of Kronstadt“‘When you look at the candles and lamps burning in church, rise in thought from the material fire to the immaterial fire of the Holy Ghost,’ for our God is a consuming fire.” When you see and smell the fragrant incense, rise in thought to the spiritual fragrance of the Holy Ghost, ‘for we are unto God a sweet savor of Christ.'”

— St. John of Kronstadt, My Life in Christ

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