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Saints and Elders – Counsels

The Kingdom of God is not earned with what we speak, the tongue, but with the heart. The heart is…
Run away from places that you may fall in sin or you have fallen before, as from the plague. For…
  Struggle, my child, so that your soul may bear fruit, for the position that each person will receive beside…
  Every night, review how you passed the day, and in the morning review how the night passed, so that…
God is a fire that burns and warms the heart, our internal parts. If we feel coldness in our hearts,…
  Compel yourselves in silence, the mother of all godly virtues. Keep silent in order to say the prayer. For…
  Don’t be saddened when you are sick. Think that whatever God gives us is for our benefit. Whatever He…
  Let us hymn and glorify God in trials. Let us not be beggars and only ask things from God…
  Give preference to your brother in everything. Let deference towards others characterize you. In the name of God, do…
  Do your best to get good thoughts for others. If it is possible, to see everybody as a person…