Category Archives: Love and Mercy

Love your enemies

Love of enemies For St. Silouan, this true compassionate, Christlike love for all mankind leads the believer to grieve for the salvation of every human person, just as he were grieving for his own salvation. St. Silouan’s fervent desire for … Continue reading

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Thoughts can cause cancer

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The Problem of Emotional Immaturity

Many people know the truths of the Bible relatively well.  They can recite many of the Ten Commandments and articulate key principles for Christian living.  They believe wholeheartdly they should be living them.  The problem is they don’t know how! … Continue reading

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Thinking, desiring and Acting

The Three Powers Christ caution in the sermon on the mount is not against repetition but against vain repetition which may be understood as saying the words of scriptures in our prayers mindlessly, thoughtlessly or saying them without striving for … Continue reading

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The Healing of the Paralytic and the Loneliness of Modern Man

Fr. George Calciu Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches. In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for … Continue reading

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Want to experience God?

Want to experience God every moment of every day? If we want to experience God, the way is simple. 1st Live the mysteries of the Church (confession & Communion). There is a reason we call them mysteries. These mysteries are … Continue reading

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Preserving the Spirit of Christ (Love)

Prayer affords an experience of spiritual liberty of which most people are ignorant.  The first sign of emancipation is a disinclination to impose one’s will on others.  The second one is an inner release from the hold of others on … Continue reading

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