Shedding the lies

Is selflessness unity or the shedding of the lies we all tell ourselves?

“If because of pride, self-esteem or self-love we are deprived of Jesus’ help, we shall lose that purity of heart through which God is known to man. For, as the Beatitude states, purity of heart is the ground for the vision of God (cf. Matt. 5:8).”  —

St. Hesychios The Priest, “On Watchfulness and Holiness Written for Theodoulos

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