Weekly Quote 7-12-18

When the flesh is tested by illnesses, remember that what’s suffering and becoming debilitated is the greatest enemy of your salvation. This is why you should put up with illnesses bravely, in the name of the Lord. You should also remember that every illness is a form of suffering allowed by God for our sins. It cleanses us, reconciles us to Him and brings us back to His love.
— Saint John of Kronstadt