* Always be indifferent to praise. If you accept praise, and will quietly try to continue to please people, and you can seamlessly become a [[pharisee]]. Artists of all live of praise. The same happens with many of the clergy. And it ends with enmity and hatred. The Gospel teach it.
* For ill, infirm and old people are no bodily fasting, and it is often harmful [for them]. It is necessary to stress mental fasting: vision, hearing, tongue, thoughts abstinence etc. It will be a true fast, useful always and for everyone.
It is terrifying to be without prayer! Blessed is he who has managed to find it. Seek it and you. Without a personal quest and labour you are acquire nothing.
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