Monthly Archives: June 2013

Which Virtue?

Which virtue or monastic observance could keep a monk unharmed from the attacks of the devil, and surely carry him by assured means on the right path to God? Continue reading

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In Search For Humility

After a little while the desire for lowliness arose in him once more, and in the silence of the night he fled not just to a neighbouring province but to lands completely unknown to him. Continue reading

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How To Conduct Ourselves At Feasts

The one instrument of peace, the Word alone by which we honor God, is what we employ. Continue reading

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The marvellous patience of abba Mutius

His faith, obedience and devotion were instantly accepted by God…..For it was revealed to the senior almost immediately that what he had done was to fulfill the obedience of Abraham (Genesis 28.) Continue reading

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