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John the Forerunner: 7 steps towards our Salvation ( Desert Fathers )

Orthodox Christianity, Nun, Russian Orthodox, Mystic

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Okay, I promised at least one more post on a passage from the Discourses of St Abba Dorotheus of Gaza (St Dorotheus of Gaza, Discourses an.

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Ευαγγελισμός της Θεοτόκου / Annunciation of the Theotokos

Ευαγγελισμός της Θεοτόκου / Annunciation of the Theotokos

Why do we believe in Christ? The easy answer would be to say that He was revealed as Christ and Savior in the words of the Bible; but words are not enough. We believe in Christ because of the effect His deeds and words have had upon us and our world. The history of the past two thousand years bears witness to this profound effect on humanity, but more importantly we see this effect within us on a personal level as we seek to follow His commandments and live according to His words. As we put…

Why do we believe in Christ? The easy answer would be to say that He was revealed as Christ and Savior in the words of the Bible; but words are not enough. We believe in Christ because of the effect His deeds and words have had upon us and our world. The history of the past two thousand years bears witness to this profound effect on humanity, but more importantly we see this effect within us on a personal level as we seek to follow His commandments and live according to His words. As we put…

Nicholas and Alexandra's Coronation

Nicholas and Alexandra's Coronation

In the Heart of the Desert: The Spiritualilty of the Desert Fathers and Mothers (Treasures of the World's Religions) by John Chryssavgis, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004HD4A02/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_JP-Iub1HGY3SF

In the Heart of the Desert: The Spiritualilty of the Desert Fathers and Mothers by John Chryssavgis

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The Crucified Monk

Around the entrance of refectories in Orthodox monasteries, there can sometimes be seen a shocking image of a monk being crucified. The unnamed monk silently reposes on the cross, whilst around him…

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How Can We Overcome Our Bad Habits?

Archpriest Victor Potapov on our bad habits and how we can overcome them.

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