Category Archives: Saints

True Repentance

We have spoken about repentance as a hallmark of genuine spiritual struggle and growth.  Today we are given an example of repentance to follow.  St Mary of Egypt was a woman who was enslaved by sin and only by a … Continue reading

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The Praying Mind Seeks Union with the Heart

St Ignatius Brianchaninov Glory to God! From The Field, cultivating salvation The doors of my senses have closed. My tongue is silent; my eyes are closed; my ears hear nothing that is outside me. The mind that is clothed in … Continue reading

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“Kazan” Icon of the Mother of God Luke 16:19-31 When we look around any group of people, we see a great diversity.  There is a diversity in appearance, a diversity of skills, a diversity of personalities, a diversity of situation … Continue reading

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The Spiritual World

19th Sunday after Pentecost 2 Cor 11:31-12:9 The Holy Apostle Paul spoke of “a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth such … Continue reading

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“The kingdom of God is within you”

“Take the trouble to spend only one single day according to God’s commandments, and you will see yourself, you will feel by your own heart, how good it is to fulfill God’s will (and God’s will in relation to us … Continue reading

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Saint Silouan the Athonite Part 2

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 2 By Dr. Harry Boosalis in The Sounding Sep 23, 2014 The Saints challenge us to reach beyond the common conception of salvation that predominates in the West. For the Orthodox … Continue reading

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