On falling down and getting up by Saint Joseph the Hesychast

[…]Temptations are medicines and healing herbs that heal our visible passions and our invisible wounds. So have patience in order to profit every day, to store up wages, rest, and joy in the heavenly kingdom. For the night of death is coming when no one will be able to work anymore. Therefore, hurry. Time is short. […]
Excerpt from the book Monastic Wisdom by Saint Joseph the Hesychast