Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Good news for tree huggers

For one who has acquired the love and habit of examining his surroundings, life in nature is beneficial; it saves him from petty, one-sided thinking and imparts to him a broader vision, integrity and depth.

This quote is from St. Barsanuphius (yet another Holy Elder of Optina) and can be found in Living Without Hypocrisy: Spiritual Counsels of the Holy Elders of Optina, Holy Trinity Monastery.

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