Monthly Archives: November 2013

On the many forms of vainglory

The sun shines on all alike, and vainglory beams on all activities. For instance, I am vainglorious when I fast, and when I relax the fast in order to be unnoticed …. Continue reading

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Few Men

6. Few men receive both power and wisdom from God. Through power we partake of divine blessings; through wisdom we manifest them. This participation and this communication to others is a truly divine gift, beyond man’s unaided capacity. (St Gregory … Continue reading

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Promises of The Spirit

Let each give heed to himself, and examine his own conscience at all times, and try the work of his heart, what diligence and striving towards God his mind has; Continue reading

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