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Saints and Elders – Counsels

      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…
  Living in a society which emphasises materials and wealth, we sometimes become so attached to our belongings that we…
  A young man is talking with an Elder at the Holy Mountain. “My child, fasting is as old as…
    Someone asked St. Paisios the Hagiorate: -        Elder, how can I be saved? -        Hold on to the…
Talking and not talking The one who speaks because the Lord wants it, is doing fine. And the one who…
  Knowing Yourself The humble knowledge of our own self should be honored as more important that all sciences together.…
  Ah, if you could only see a little bit of paradise, if you could only hear for a few…
The cardinal virtues are four: courage, prudence, discreetness, and fairness. There are eight other moral states that either go beyond…
  Please do not criticize each other, because this is full of ego and pride. But find an excuse for…