The quotation here is from Gregory the Great’s Moralia on Job, section 4. The text may be found in context here.
Thanks to Andy Naselli, blogger and PhD student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, for tracking down the quotation (which I remembered was from somewhere in Gregory’s works) and adding the following spectacular image:
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Please consider adding my name with a link to my website as credit for
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I am the author of this image, I would appreciate if you could ad my name
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