A monk came to abba Pimen and said:
`I have many thoughts and I endanger myself.
The elder took him out and said:
Stretch your arms and hold the winds
`I can`t do this, answered the monk.`
`If you can`t do this, you can`t stop the thoughts to come either but you should stand against them.`
Excerpt from Why I am not an angel . Stories to spend the time usefully –Sophia, 2018.