Live like a visitor to this world; Church Fathers: Day 315

The Catholic Book Blogger | 6/14/2018 | Staff
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If we remember that we must die and move on, says Aphrahat, we will live like visitors to this world, not regarding anything in it as permanently ours.

The sons of peace remember death; and they forsake and remove from them wrath and enmity. As visitors they live in this world, and prepare for them­selves a provision for the journey before them. On that which is above they set their thoughts, on that which is above they meditate; and those things that are beneath their eyes they despise. They send away their treasures to the place where there is no peril, the place...
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