Monthly Archives: June 2014

On fire with the love of God

A fly will not go near a pot when it is on the fire, but once it has cooled the fly will alight on it Continue reading

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Many kinds of fasting

There is one kind of fasting which is from habit, and another from desire, and another from compulsion… Continue reading

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How should we spend our time

Our intellect often finds it hard to endure praying because of the straightness and concentration which this involves;… Continue reading

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True Purity

Humility of soul helps more than everything else, however, and without it no one can overcome unchastity or any other sin. Continue reading

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Withdrawal from the world

All who have willingly left the things of the world, have certainly done so either for the sake of the future Kingdom, or …. Continue reading

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