Free yourself from the ropes that bind you: your own thoughts, your personal beliefs, and your passions bind you like the ropes that tie the boat to the shore. A boat on the shore in a port is held by its ropes, which provide its safety but prevent it from sailing. Let the word of God untie your ropes and cut that which needs to be cut, rope after rope, even if you suffer.
From the Seventh Experience of Raymond Nader with Saint Sharbel.
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