Category Archives: Abba Moses

What is the purpose of the fasts?

‘Look upon my lowliness and labour and forgive me all my sins.’ (Psalm 25.18). If a soul does these things the Lord will have mercy on him because of them”. Continue reading

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Comfort Yourself

VI.iv.7. Again, a brother asked, “If a man beats his servant because of the things he has done wrong, what should that servant say?” The old man replied, “If he is a good servant he will say, ‘Forgive me, I’ve … Continue reading

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What is harmony between practice and prayer?

If a man’s deed are not in harmony with his prayer, he labours in vain. The brother said, ‘What is this harmony between practice and prayer? Continue reading

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