Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Anchorites

He does not bear the responsibility of other ascetics, but neither does he see those who practice exercises—a thing which would incite him to imitate their actions Continue reading

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The Men of the Koinonia

the glory of the men of the koinonia, who have a good way of life together with the excellence of the toils they impose on themselves are superior to those of men who lead the anchoritic life. Continue reading

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They saw Jesus

For not when the condition which harasses us first begins, does the grace of Him who saves visit us, but when the fear is at its height Continue reading

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One Love and Two Precepts

The gift of the Spirit on earth was to bring about love of neighbor, and the gift from heaven was to bring about love of God… Continue reading

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Rejoice for He is risen

And as the discourse concerning the Cross was a sorrowful one, so let the good tidings of the Resurrection bring joy to the hearers. Continue reading

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