cassianus: “If a man and a woman marry to sat…

cassianus:

“If a man and a woman marry to satisfy their sexual appetites, or to further the material aims of themselves or their families, then the union is unlikely to bring blessings. But if a man and a woman marry in order to be companions on the journey through earth to heaven, then their union will bring great joy to themselves and to others.” – St. John Chrysostom, from “On Living Simply”