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Saints and Elders – Counsels

  A humble man is not he who is self-deprecating and who uses humble words, but he who joyfully accepts…
The Orthodox Church is different than all other so called churches at three levels, because: a) It is the only…
    A certain hermit once had a conversation with the devil. During the course of the conversation the devil…
  St. Peter of Damaskus is one of the most prolific writers in the "Philokalia." Of all the many texts…
  A touch of life When something is coming from God, you feel a touch of life and an eternal…
  My child to change your life it means that you change the focus of your “nous”, which is the…
    Pride The biggest illness is pride that has taken us from paradise to earth, and from earth is…
    Sorrows Sorrows bring us closer to God. And when we think the eternal profit we get from sorrows,…
  The excuse and the Bible Excuses do not exist in the Bible. The saints not only don’t use excuses,…
  A man asked Saint Paisios the Hagiorite: “Elder, what does it mean for you to pray?’ He responded: “It…