Category Archives: St. Barsanuphius and John

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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How to reach peace?

4· One man reaches peace in the Lord by his godly labour; another attains the same by humility. But you should strive to obtain peace in return for both the one and the other, when anger has died in your … Continue reading

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