God should have been the master of ourselves When man is redeemed from his self-love, from his turn…
Filokalia Reading the Filokalia No. 1 Elder, if we read books like Filokalia* that refer to the Jesus Prayer (Lord have Mercy on…
Wisdom from Elder Leonid of Optina Disciple: Is mental prayer granted to everyone? Elder Leonid: Whomever the Lord visits with…
Spiritual Messages from a Monastery Freedom is a double-edged sword. It either makes you accept God rightly and win salvation…
Holy Sayings
06/06/2018
Holy Sayings The biggest misjudgment All those who see people romantically and from the outside, they move everything bad and…
Tips from the Monastery: Keeping an Icon under your Pillow I bought a new pillow the other day, three days…
We should love Christ with all our soul
30/05/2018
We should love Christ with all our soul When a man or a woman puts someone in his or in…
Can I be a little bit with the “world” and a little bit with Christ?
28/05/2018
Can I be a little bit with the “world” and a little bit with Christ? I am sorry my spiritual…
Patience! Patience! Patience!
26/05/2018
Patience! Patience! Patience! Below is an amateur translation I did. It’s an excerpt from Words from the heart (pp. 246-250),…
God gives us the talents for our salvation It is God who gives five talents, two talents or only one…