Tag Archives: Spirtuality

Call and Cry out-don’t say let’s pray about it

This is a real story about a priest and it happened to him in his youth before he was ordained as a priest.  In his early youth, he was addicted to smoking.  He was smoking in an unbelievable way that … Continue reading

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When science stops- Scripture begins

Once there was a story of a professor of astronomy who was enthusiastically discoursing in a planetarium on the nebulae and like marvels. Noticing an unpretentious priest who had joined his group of students, the professor asked him: ‘What do … Continue reading

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“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” “The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all” “Own only what you can always carry with you: … Continue reading

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The Benedict Option

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To cover or expose our nakedness

The feeling of spiritual nakedness is the most critical moment in our lives, because at this point one of two things will happen: either we will get up and get dressed or we’ll remain naked.  In other words, we’ll either … Continue reading

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Saint Mary-Mother of us all

The memory of the Church is maternal because the Church itself is our mother.  Each of us, have been reborn in the womb of the baptismal font.  The deepest point of the church is identity.  The one woman who defines … Continue reading

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Counting ourselves as nothing

Bear in mind the Lord’s words; when you shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, we are unprofitable servants, we have done that which was our duty to do. (Luke 17:10)  This leads us to the … Continue reading

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Preparation for Divine Liturgy is the key to receive full benefit

  We need to absolutely prepare for the services.  We should have some time of prayer before we attend the Divine Liturgy.  And then when we go to the service, we are in harmony with the service and we are … Continue reading

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Healing neuroses — suggestions and warnings

In this chapter, we will try to go into more depth about the ways to heal nervousness, discuss the spiritual approach to this problem, speak of psychotherapy, familiarize the reader with several methods of psychological self-help, offer recommendations of a … Continue reading

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