Daily Reflection for April 23, 2021

Amma Sarah also said, “I put out my foot to ascend the ladder, and I place death before my eyes before going up it.”

A monk is always to “keep death before ones eyes.” (RB Chapter 4) Rather than being morbid, this is a way to be in touch with the true significance of our actions. We hold our intentions before God in anticipation of his judgment.