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Elders and their sayings 2

Elders and their sayings 2

Talking and not talking

The one who speaks because the Lord wants it, is doing fine. And the one who is silent, because the Lord wants it, is also doing fine.

Abba Poemen

 

 Elders and their sayings 2

The chastity of young people

The abstinence and chastity of the young people will be considered as a martyrdom of the moral sense.

St. Paisios the Hagiorate

 

 Elders and their sayings 2

The best counterattack

When you are attacked because someone doesn’t like you, the best method to deal with it, is not to be thinking about it but to pray.

St. Sofronios of Essex

 

 

Translated by Dr. Nick Stergiou

 

Elders and their sayings 2