St Augustine: Life With God

“To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement” – St Augustine.   Advertisements

Mother Gavrilia: Joy of Christ!

“Whoever lives in the past is as if dead. Whoever lives in the future in his imagination is naive, because the future belongs only to God. The Joy of Christ is found only in the present, in the Eternal Present of God” – Mother Gavrilia.

St Luke of Simferopol: Best Medicine

“Drink Holy Water as often as possible. It’s the best and most effective medicine. I say this not as a bishop, but as a doctor, from my experience in medicine” – St Luke of Simferopol

St Macarius the Great: Heavenly Wealth

“Christians have a glory and a beauty and a heavenly wealth which is beyond words, and it is won with pains, and sweat, and trials, and many conflicts, and all by the grace of God.” – St. Macarius the Great  

St John Chrysostom: Eye and Hand

“The husband and wife should be similar to the hand and the eye. When the hand hurts, the eyes should be crying. And when the eyes cry, the hand should wipe away the tears.” – St John Chrysostom

St Paisios: Complete Trust in God

“Completely have trust in God, leave everything in His hands, and believe that His love will act for your own benefit. Then God will take care of everything, because there is nothing He cannot do; everything is easy for Him. The difficult thing is for man to decide to humble himself and leave everything to…

Elder Joseph the Hesychast: Our Prayers

“You think that your voice did not immediately reach the saints, our Panagia, and Christ. On the contrary, even before you cried out, the saints rushed to your aid, knowing that you would call upon them and seek their God-given protection. However, since you do not see beyond what is apparent and do not know…

St Anthony The Great: Humility to Overcome Evil

Abba Anthony said, “I saw the snares that the enemy spreads out over the world and I said groaning, “What can get through from such snares?” Then I heard a voice saying to me, ‘Humility.’ – St Anthony The Great, Sayings of the Desert Fathers

St John Chrysostom: Grace of Holy Spirit

“When the grace of the Holy Spirit enters a soul and is established there, it gushes forth more powerfully than any other spring; it neither ceases, dries up, nor is exhausted. And the Savior, to signify this inexhaustible gift of grace, calls it a spring and a torrent; He also calls it gushing water, to…

St Porphyrios: Praying Continually

“When we pray continually, God will enlighten us as to what we must do in each situation, even the most difficult. God will speak in our heart. He will find ways. Of course, we can combine prayer with fasting. That is, when we are faced with a serious problem or dilemma, we should approach it…

St John Chrysostom: Do Not Fear The Conflict

“Do not fear the conflict, do not flee it, where there is no struggle, there is no virtue, where faith and love are not tempted, it is not possible to be sure whether they are really present. They are proved and revealed in adversity.” – St John Chrysostom