Category Archives: Abba Arsenius

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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Abba Aresenius in Prayer

When sitting down to work he always had a little basin on his lap to catch the tears which continually flowed from his eyes because of the longing he had for the life eternal. Continue reading

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