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Inner Stillness

Therefore just as the fish must need return to the sea so should we hasten to our cells, lest through lingering abroad we lose our inner watchfulness.” -Abba Anthony Continue reading

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A Rule to Please God

V.i.1. When abba Antony was asked, “What rule should I keep in order to please God?”  the old man replied, “Follow this rule which I give you. Wherever you go, keep God continually before your eyes and apply the yardstick … Continue reading

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Abba Anthony

Abba Antonios said: “The time is coming when people will be seized by manias and will behave like madmen. And if they see anyone acting reasonably, they will rise up against him saying: ‘You are insane.’ And they will have … Continue reading

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