Daily Reflection for September 6, 2020

While still living in the palace, Abba Arsenius prayed to God in these words, ‘Lord, lead me in the way of salvation.’ And a voice came saying to him, ‘Arsenius, flee from men and you will be saved.’

In fleeing from his people in the palace, Arsenius is leaving his wealthy lifestyle behind and choosing another path that is poor in possessions but rich in love.