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Saints and Elders – Counsels

  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…
      A young man asked an Elder in the Holy Mountain: “Elder, how I can see Christ?” The…
      "Whatever you endure is a gold medal. To endure trials and tribulations gives you so much more…
    “The devil fell because of his pride. A dreadful thing! He was the chief Angel, and became an…
   “We ought to struggle to uproot the major passions, since by uprooting a big passion, many other small ones…
    A monk went once to Elder Feleka. He was also accompanied by several individuals that were not monks.…
      The person who doesn’t have the Spirit of God in him, can’t love his enemies. Such a…