Elder Cleopas: The enemy will run like a wild ass . . .Sayings from Saints, Elders, and Fathers, Elder Cleopas of Romania / By Orthodox Church Quotes “The enemy will run like a wild ass from the man who has tasted the sweetness of prayer.” — Elder Cleopas of Romania Related posts: St. Nilus: Why do demons wish to excite us . . . St. Kosmos: Hatred is the Devil’s Poison St. Maximos the Confessor: The demons attack the person who . . . St. John of Kronstadt: . . . Do not help the Devil to spread his kingdom. . . .