Monthly Archives: May 2014

Like a pilot

A monk should consider the purpose of each text in Scripture…. Like a pilot steering a boat through the waves, …. guided by grace. Keeping his attention fixed within himself…. Continue reading

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A Director, A Helper, A Physician

That is why those who have surrendered themselves to God deceive themselves if they suppose that they have no need of a director… Continue reading

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About a robber who repented

That true physician replied: β€˜For two reasons: firstly, in order to deliver the penitent himself from future shame by present shame; and it really did that, … Continue reading

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Anger

Anyone who is harmed or injured and forgives has the nature of Christ. Anyone who does nobody any harm and therefore suffers no harm has the nature of Adam. But whoever harms others or injures them …… Continue reading

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