Monthly Archives: October 2012

Abba John of Lycus

“Woman, great is your faith, and therefore I have come to satisfy your desire. But I admonish you that you should not try to seek the physical presence of the servants of God, but rather should contemplate their acts and doings in the spirit.” Continue reading

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Abba Zeno and the cucumber

“Thieves are condemned to torment. Find out first whether you would be able to bear such torment.” Continue reading

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Amma Syncletica

It is a great virtue to be patient in the face of illness and give thanks to God. Continue reading

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God has not abandoned him!

“See, the Lord has accepted your penitence. Now you must watch over yourself and be vigilant.” Continue reading

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