Anger

by Scott D. Hendricks

19. The same abba said, ‘A man who is angry, even if he were to raise the dead, is not acceptable to God.’

~ Abba Agathon

from The Sayings of the Desert Fathers

Benedicta Ward, trans., The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: the alphabetical collection (Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications, 1975), 23.