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St. Kosmos Aitolos: . . . Blessed Mary of Egypt was twelve years old when fell into the hands of the devil . . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
“Let us say something about the thorns. Blessed Mary of Egypt was twelve years old when she fell into the hands of the devil. She lived in sin day and night. But the merciful God enlightened her and she abandoned the world and went into the desert. There she led a hermit’s life for forty …