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Do not reprimand
20 May 2019 at 5:00am

stisaacthesyrian1Be careful not to reprimand anyone about anything.

Love doesn’t become angry and doesn’t excoriate anyone.

» Saint Isaac the Syrian



“The depiction of the three persons of the Holy Trinity” [3]
19 May 2019 at 5:20pm
[Previous post: https://bit.ly/2Yr1aqQ]

The final conclusion, according to what has been said above, is that the Ungoverned Father can be described precisely as Daniel describes Him according to the relevant resolution of the VII Ecumenical Synod (...



Faith and works
19 May 2019 at 5:00am

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‘Faith without works is dead’ (Jas. 6, 26).

Real faith can’t exist without works.

Whoever really believes, will certainly perform good works, too.

» Saint Seraphim of Sarov



Sunday of the Paralytic
18 May 2019 at 5:00pm

Excerpt from a Homily by Saint John Chrysostom

If someone’s really knowledgeable about gold mines, they wouldn’t be able to bear not examining the smallest vein for the wealth it contained. So, in the Scriptures, it’s impossible without loss to pa...



Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for the Sunday of the Paralytic (Acts 9:32-42)
18 May 2019 at 4:57pm

Today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles tell us of the great healing of Aeneas, the paralytic man from Lydda, and the resurrection of Tabitha, who was in nearby Joppa.

The Apostle Peter used to go around the cities and villages from Jerusale...



On the Sunday of the Paralytic
18 May 2019 at 10:15am

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

Today’s Gospel of the healing of the paralytic raises a number of questions.

The first perhaps is:
Where does illness come from?

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The answer to this question is contained within the ...




Humility, like a garment
18 May 2019 at 5:00am

iosif isihastul authPride arises from a lack of self-awareness and results in a hardening of the heart.

Acquire humility, then, and wrap yourself in it, as it were like a garment, in everything you do.

>Blessed Joseph the Hesychast



Elder Aimilianos Simonopetritis Has Departed This Life (part 4)
17 May 2019 at 5:12pm
[Previous post: https://bit.ly/2HlSz36]

On the morning of 9 May 2019, Archimandrite Elder Aimilianos, former Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Simonos Petras on the Holy Mountain fell asleep in the Lord at the Holy Convent of the Annunciation of the M...



Peace is the health of the soul
17 May 2019 at 5:00am

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Peace is the integrity and health of the soul.

Losing your peace means losing your spiritual health.

» Saint John of Kronstadt



“The depiction of the three persons of the Holy Trinity” [2]
16 May 2019 at 5:15pm
[Previous post: https://bit.ly/2Ytdozj]

However, the form, in which the leaderless Father appears, is mainly for us. “I was regarding until the thrones were placed and The Old Of Days was seated and his attire resembling white snow and the hair of ...





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