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Nearly 9 years ago

How to not put yourself out

If you tire yourself for your neighbor out of pure love, you will find rest in tiredness. But if you love only yourself and

Nearly 10 years ago

Being a Moneychanger

No friend of gold ever became a friend of Christ or a friend of people. — Saint John Chrysostom

Nearly 10 years ago

Let your table be open to everyone

Look at all the earth supplies in summer and in autumn! Every Christian, especially the priest, ought to imitate God’s bountifulness. Let your table

Nearly 10 years ago

Poverty purchases the Kingdom

Do not say that you are collecting money for the poor; with two mites the Kingdom was purchased. — St. John Climacus

Nearly 10 years ago

Commandments are a Means

The whole purpose of the Savior’s commandments is to free the mind from incontinence and hate and to bring it to the love of

Nearly 10 years ago

Personal Attachments

First of all, Christianity is a religion not so much of principles, rules and precepts, but primarily and above all of personal attachments, in

Nearly 10 years ago

The Path of Mercy

“A clear path way comes from showing mercy.” – St. Evagrios

Nearly 10 years ago

The Unforgiving are the Unforgiven

The drunkard, the fornicator, the proud – he will receive God’s mercy. But he who does not want to forgive, to excuse, to justify

Nearly 10 years ago

Enemies and Communion

“As it is not to be imagined that the fornicator and the blasphemer can partake of the sacred Table, so it is impossible that

Nearly 10 years ago

Praying for Enemies and Self Control

“Prayer for our enemies is the very highest summit of self-control.” – St John Chrysostom, Homily 18 on the Gospel of St Matthew “Praying

Nearly 10 years ago

Compelling ourselves to love our Enemies

“When our hearts are reluctant we often have to compel ourselves to pray for our enemies, to pour out prayer for those who are

Nearly 10 years ago

Discussion vs. Babbling

The Holy Apostle Paul to the Church at Ephesus: Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; And walk in love, as Christ

Nearly 10 years ago

"How to Get Along" by St. Paul

The Holy Apostle Paul to the Thessalonians.  First Epistle. Chapter 5. But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that

Nearly 10 years ago

A Key to Closer Friendship

“Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man

Nearly 10 years ago

The Surface and the Heart

“In spite of all efforts, she never succeeded in being merely amiable and acquiring the art which consists of flitting gracefully but