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Saints and Elders – Counsels

Today’s thought is from an anonymous Desert Father who was questioned about whether it is better to live the solitary…
  Abbot Poemen used to say very accurately that the signs of a true Christian make their appearance in time…
  A man called his Spiritual Father with all kind of questions regarding his job. The man had a big…
  The ones who follow Christ The ones who follow Christ, with an unstated manner are becoming one with Him,…
  The period of Great Lent is a time of repentance, a time of confession. Our Lord, God and Father…
    “Elder, what should we do with the refugees that come to our country? Should we help them? They…
    Elder: “Have I ever told you my child about St. Mary of Egypt?’ Young man: “I don’t believe…
  St. Gregory Palamas said the following: “Let no one think that it is the duty only of clergy and…
      Take away from me sloth Always prefer to study and being at a state of eagerness making…
  St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain in his book Spiritual Exercises develops many arguments about how much damage is…