Measuring up

If I asked him ‘How’s your health doing?’ he would answer:
‘Well, thank God. I don’t suffer at all, compared with the holy martyrs, just as I have done nothing, compared with the holy fathers’

Elder Paisios of Mt. Athos writing of Father Savvas of the Monastery of Esphigmenou

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