St. Maximus the Confessor: Inasmuch as you pray with all your soul for the one who has slandered you . . .

Icon of St. Maximos the Confessor“To the extent that you pray with all your soul for the person who slanders you, God will make the truth known to those who have been scandalized by the slander. ”

+ St. Maximos the Confessor, Four Hundred Texts on Love 4.89, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 2)