Living in the Mean Time

I spent a great majority of my time in seminary reading outside material.  I went to a protestant seminary and there I read a great deal of stuff in class that was heavily focused on sophisticated intellectual concepts and the emergence of psychology (especially the...

We Must Pray for All

A quote from Elder Sophony’s book, Saint Silouan the Athonite: “I remember a conversation between him (Saint Silouan) and a certain hermit, who declared with evident satisfaction, ‘God will punish all atheists. They will burn in everlasting fire.’...

From Saint Isaac the Syrian

Thank you, John Sanidopoulos. Let yourself be persecuted, but do not persecute others. Be crucified, but do not crucify others. Be slandered, but do not slander others. Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep: such is the sign of purity. Suffer...