St. Isaac the Syrian: The soul that loves God . . .Sayings from Saints, Elders, and Fathers, St. Isaac the Syrian / By Orthodox Church Quotes Leave a reply “The soul that loves God has its rest in God and in God alone. In all the paths that men walk in in the world, they do not attain peace until they draw nigh to hope in God.” — St. Isaac the Syrian, Homily 56, 89 Related posts: St. Isaac the Syrian: The soul that loves God . . . St. Macarius of Optina: Woe to our times . . . St. John of Kronstadt: The Comforter, the Holy Spirit, who fills the whole universe, passes through all believing, meek, humble, good, and simple human souls, dwelling in them, vivifying and strengthening them. . . . St. Isaac the Syrian: If you give something to one in need . . .