St Basil The Great: Helping The Poor

“When someone steals another’s clothes, we call them a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not? The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet belong to the one who has no shoes; the money which you hoard up belongs to the poor.” – St Basil The Great

“When someone steals another_s clothes, we call them a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not?…" - St Basil The Great.

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