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QOTD: St. Isaac the Syrian

“The passions are uprooted and turned to flight by constant occupation of the mind with God. This is a sword that puts them to death… Whoever always thinks about God drives the demons away from himself and pulls up the seeds of their malice.” – St. Isaac the Syrian

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QOTD: St. Maximus the Confessor

“The mind of a man that loves God does not fight against things or thoughts about them, but against the passions that are connected with these thoughts. That is, he does not struggle against a woman, or against one who has insulted him, and not against the images of them, but against the passions that are aroused by these images.” […]

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A Message from my Heart

Today my friends I want to speak to you about the principles of Peace and Love, about Mercy and Forgiveness and how these can change our lives drastically. These are words that together ultimately are empty and mean absolutely nothing unless we fill them up with our deeds and prayers and make them whole. What is Peace? What is Love? […]