Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Blind Man

But what shall we say, we who are not attentive at all? We are like the Pharisees. Some of us may fast and keep vigil and perform other such things, and we may often do this with partial understanding. But … Continue reading

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What do human beings do?

38. Abba Daniel said that the holy Arsenius told the brothers the following story as if it were about someone else, although it was obvious that it was himself who had had this vision: “One of the seniors,” he said, “suddenly … Continue reading

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His loving kindness

48. Yet do not think that we fall into fantasies or other passions at God’s will. God allows this to happen because of our negligence, and in His loving kindness and for our salvation, leads us to humility by means … Continue reading

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Be Humble

41.  The  Lord  wishes  you  to  regard  every  man  as  superior  to yourself.  Show  obedience  to  your  staretz (spiritual father) in  all  things  and  do  all that  he  tells  you,  whether  it  refers  to  food  or drink  or  some  other … Continue reading

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