St. Isaac the Syrian: He who is a master of possessions, is the slave . . .

http://lerablog.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Household-Clutter.jpgHe who is master of possessions, is the slave of passions. Do not estimate gold and silver only as possessions, but all things thou possess for the sake of the desire of thy will.

+ St. Isaac the Syrian, “Six Treatise on the Behavior of Excellence,” IV, Mystic Treatises By Isaac Of Nineveh

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