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Saints and Elders – Counsels

    When you see someone who does not live a righteous life, but he speaks with persuasive words, remember…
  When you say the Jesus prayer (Our Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God have mercy on me, a sinner),…
    Cry out the prayer without ceasing. May God grant you a blessed beginning! May it not abandon you,…
    To be a Godly person you must have strength and courage inside of you. Those that were shown…
  Like the older tree If we don’t go often to confession, it is more difficult to remove passions and…
        Always be prudent in your words; that is, first think and then speak; do not let…
The Grace of God Excludes No One (An excerpt from Elder Ephraim of Arizona’s homily The Struggle of Great Lent) We…
Light and darkness in the soul Sometimes we are troubled and we are not sure why we feel down. Everything…
Sayings by Abba Ammonas St Ammonas' life is especially interesting and inspirational for us because of his victory over anger, a…
The difference between rependance and contrition “Thinking of my own sinfulness brings the need for contrition. We are not speaking…