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Saints and Elders – Counsels

    Abba Isaac, the hesychast* philosopher, says, “Man changes at every moment.” Indeed, the dispositions of both the soul…
    And in order not to be timid and low-spirited, always remember that where the sorrows of the world…
    We have so much material offered by the devil, the world, and our carelessness to talk about idly,…
      Do not be disturbed  If you have succumbed to any sin or weakness, do not be disturbed,…
    May your entire soul cleave with love to the meaning of the prayer, so that your nous, your…
      The world is held together with praying. And when prayer gets weakened, then the world is lost.…
          The point is not simply to say words of prayer. The point is for the…
          To fall and be injured is human, since —even if a man’s life lasted for…
  A Christian has his cross, his sufferings, that will be laid upon him by the Lord. Bear, though, in…
  You write, my child, about someone who kept grieving you, and you cursed him, etc. No, my child, do…