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St. John of Karpathos: My brethren, do all that is in your power not to fall, . . . but, if you do fall . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
“My brethren, do all that is in your power not to fall, for the strong athlete should not fall, but, if you do fall, get up again at once, and continue the contest. Even if you fall a thousand times, because of the withdrawal of God’s grace, rise up again at each time, and keep …