Longing for God

by Scott D. Hendricks

  1. An all-embracing and intense longing for God binds those who experience it both to God and to one another.

~ St. Thalassios the Libyan

From “On Love, Self-Control and Life in accordance with the Intellect” written for Paul the Presbyter, First Century

G.E.H. Palmer and Philip Sherrard and Kallistos Ware trans., The Philokalia: the complete text, vol. 2 (New York: Faber and Faber, 1981), 307.