Poemen Quotes

Poemen Quotes: As far as you can, do some manual work so as to be able to give alms, for it is written that alms and faith purify from sin.
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Poemen Quote: Do not give your heart to that which does not satisfy your heart.
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Quotes about Poemen: 'Greater love has no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends' (Jn. 15:13). In truth if someone hears an evil saying, that is, one which harms him, and in his turn, he wants to repeat it, he must fight in order not to say it. Or if someone is taken advantage of and he bears it, without retaliation at all, then he is giving his life for his neighbor.
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Quote about Poemen: Now, there was an anchorite called Timothy in a coenobium. The abbot, having heard of a brother who was being tempted, asked Timothy about him, and the anchorite advised him to drive the brother away. Then when he had been driven away, the brother's temptation fell upon Timothy to the point where he was in danger. Then Timothy stood up before God and said,
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