To sin is human but to remain in sin is devilish

To sin is human but to remain in sin is devilish; To fall is not ruinous to the soul but to stay on the ground is. That’s why for us the key to paradise is repentance and the lack of it is the road to hell.

Based on St. John Chrysostom

A candid shot from Feast of St. Evdokimos at Vatopaidi Monastery on Mount Athos. On the left, the holy relics of the Saint.