Words of Life

Blind evil Saint John Chrysostom 19 August 2015 That’s what evil’s like: it darkens the reason and brings to the edge of th...
Learning to love Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia 18 August 2015 We should learn to love rather than want other people to love us. We sho...
Intentions Saint John Chrysostom 17 August 2015 Wealth doesn't destroy and neither does poverty. What does destroy is bad i...
Melancholy, worry and sorrow Saint Nectarios of Optina 15 August 2015 There are people who never turn to God and never pray. Suddenly their soul ...
Work for paradise Saint Theophan the Recluse 14 August 2015 All Christians want to go to paradise, but they don’t want to work for para...
Do you forgive? Saint Augustine of Hippo 12 August 2015 Before you come to Holy Communion, pay attention to what you say: ‘Forgive ...
Fervent love Saint Paisios the Athonite 11 August 2015 Fervent love for Christ nourishes more than any material food and gives l...
The surest form of friendship Saint Paisios the Athonite 10 August 2015 When we think of the saints, they think of us and help us. So you make fr...
Sweetness in prayer Saint Theophan the Recluse 9 August 2015 When people begin to be steadfastly united with God in prayer, they never w...
Warped pieces of wood Saint Paisios the Athonite 8 August 2015 People who won’t accept a word of advice, even from people who love them,...
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