“if then you are wise, you will show yourself rather as a reservoir than as a canal.  a canal spreads abroad water as it recieves it but a reservoir waits until it is filled before overflowing, and thus without loss to itself [it shares] its superabundant water.

-Bernard of Clairvaux

He said to them, “Therefore every teacher of the law who has been instructed about the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his storeroom new treasures as well as old.”  Matthew 13:52

The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.  Luke 6:45

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