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Secret Meditation

keep it always in your heart. Whether you eat or drink, or talk to someone outside your cell or on the way somewhere, do not forget to recite this prayer with a sober and attentive mind, … Continue reading

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A Rule of Prayer

You cannot as yet defend yourself in this manner; but always meditate inwardly and say the daily prayers laid down by the holy fathers. By this I mean, try to recite the Third, Sixth, and Nineth Hours, Vespers and the … Continue reading

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Pray ceaslessly

Whether it is at night or during the day that ….. put aside your own rule, and reach towards God with all your strength, cleaving to Him. Continue reading

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