St John Chrysostom: Continue Steadfast In Prayer

“Whether, therefore, we receive what we ask for, or do not receive it, let us still continue steadfast in prayer. For to fail in obtaining the desires of our heart, when God so will it, is not worse than to receive it; for we know not as He does, what is profitable to us” –…

St John Maximovitch: Christ, the Sun of Righteousness.

“Scattering and dispersing the dark and gloomy tempest of sin, Christ, the Sun of Righteousness, shone forth, gleaming not in the hearts and souls of the Apostles only, but in those of all who draw near to Him with faith, salvation seeking.” – St John Maximovitch

Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica: Most Holy Mother of God

“The Most Holy Mother of God prays for us ceaselessly. She is always visiting us. Whenever we turn to her in our heart, she is there. After the Lord, she is the greatest protection for mankind. How many churches there are in the world that are dedicated to the Most Holy Mother of God! How…

St John Chrysostom: The Divine Fountain

“As a spark falling into the wide sea would straightway be quenched, or would become invisible, being overwhelmed by the multitude of the waters, so also all human wickedness, when it falls into the pool of the divine fountain, is more swiftly and easily overwhelmed, and made invisible, than that spark.” — St John Chrysostom

St John Chrysostom: Such is the Power of Love

“Such is the power of love: it embraces, and unites, and fastens together not only those who are present and near, and visible, but also those who are distant. And neither time, not separation in space, no anything else of that kind, can break up and divide in pieces the affection of the soul” – St…

St Paisios: Thank God For Everything

“Thank God for everything you are; everything you have and everything you achieve. By thanking God you will realise that these are not your achievements but His gifts and, thus, you will feel humble” – St Paisios.

St Augustine: Hope

“Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are and Courage to see that they don’t remain as they are” – St Augustine

St John of Kronstadt: Your Lord is Love..

“Your Lord is love: love Him and in Him all men, as his children in Christ. Your Lord is fire, do not let your heart be cold, but burn with faith and love. Your Lord is light: do not walk in darkness and do not do anything in darkness of mind, without reasoning or understanding,…

St Augustine: See Christ Everywhere!

“Do not grieve or complain that you were born in a time when you can no longer see God in the flesh. He did not in fact take this privilege from you. As he says, ‘Whatever you have done to the least of my brothers, you did to me’.” – St. Augustine

Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica: Joy Is Thankfulness

“Parents always want their children to be happy, content and thankful for them for all their work and sacrifice. So when they see their children in a bad mood and unthankful, they’re saddened. It’s the same with our Heavenly Father. He has given us everything, but we are always unsatisfied and gloomy. Instead of thanking…