Saying from Amma Matrona

Many people living secluded lives on the mountain have perished  by living like people in the world.  It is better to live in a crowd and want to live a solitary life than to live a solitary life but all the time be longing for company.

Alone on the Mountain Top

~Amma Matrona, Unknown Desert Mother
The Forgotten Desert Mothers, Laura Swan, Paulist Press, 2001, p. 35

Categories: Spirituality

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