Love The Criterion

by Scott D. Hendricks

20. Do not hold the commandment of love in contempt, for through it you will become a son of God. But if you transgress it, you will become a son of Gehenna.

~ St. Maximus the Confessor

G.E.H. Palmer and Philip Sherrard and Kallistos Ware trans., The Philokalia: the complete text, vol. 2 (New York: Faber and Faber, 1981), 102.