Mount Athos - Wisdom - Holiness
Do not reprimand
20 May 2019 at 5:00am
Be careful not to reprimand anyone about anything.
Love doesn’t become angry and doesn’t excoriate anyone.
» Saint Isaac the Syrian
Faith and works
19 May 2019 at 5:00am
‘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...
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?
The answer to this question is contained within the ...
Humility, like a garment
18 May 2019 at 5:00am
Pride 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
Peace is the health of the soul
17 May 2019 at 5:00am
Peace is the integrity and health of the soul.
Losing your peace means losing your spiritual health.
» Saint John of Kronstadt