Remedies for Anger and Sorrow

by Scott D. Hendricks

Love of being dishonored is a cure for anger. And the singing of hymns, the display of compassion, and poverty are quenchers of sorrow.

~ St. John Climacus

John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Ascent, trans. Colm Luibheid and Norman Russell (Mahwah: Paulist Press, 1982), 256.