Joy and pain, rose and thorn

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 16 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

Beautiful things are linked to pain, but pain also brings joy. A rose produces a thorn and the thorn a ...

The ashes and the spark

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 15 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

The passions cover Divine Grace, just as ash covers the spark. With asceticism and prayer, however, the heart is cleansed ...

Prayer and good state

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 15 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

Say the prayer, say the Jesus prayer and that’ll bring you into such a good state that however much you ...

The Grace and the sea of life

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 14 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

We find ourselves on the sea of life – sometimes it’s a storm, other times it’s a mill-pond. God’s Grace ...

Hang on

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 12 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

– Father, how can I be saved? – Hang on to Our Lady’s skirt, in complete confidence, such as a ...

Away from the old and unredeemed

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 9 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

When marriage becomes a ‘sacrament’ it removes the couple and their physical marriage away from the old world, unredeemed and ...

The soul is like a tank of water

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 8 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

Our soul’s like a tank full of water. If you pour water from it onto flowers, that is, the virtues, ...

Humility solves many issues

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 8 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

All the bad sentiments, insecurity, despair, frustration that attempt to take over the soul, flee away if you’re humble. If ...

Sorrows and trials

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 7 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

People are saved through sorrows. Nobody’s ever been saved without sorrows. Without sorrows and trials, don’t expect any repose in ...

Marriage as death and resurrection

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 7 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

But it’s obvious that for a marriage to be manifestation and a revelation of the marriage between Christ and the ...

The nature praises God

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 6 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

The mountains, the hills, the trees, the sea and the fish all praise God. But because we’ve blackened the understanding ...

How Church cures our deformation

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 6 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

The Church cures our deformation through its teaching, through the Gospel message, through asceticism, through its holy sacraments and through ...

Why do people divorce?

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 5 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

People divorce because of their sensuality and their egotism. Nothing else. All the other reasons are invented afterwards to justify ...

God’s precognition

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 5 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

Here’s a mystery: in His omnipotence and His omniscience, He knows everything, including what’s going to happen in the future, ...

No infallible people

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 4 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

Nobody’s infallible, especially when they’re still imperfect and full of badness. There are lots of things they don’t know, and ...

Our ignominy

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 4 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

Egotism is an absurd passion  which is literally a scourge of humankind. We all suffer from this dread disease. Self-centred ...

Stress and melancholy

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 3 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

Stress is caused by the eradication of the religious sense. Unless you have love for Christ, unless you concern yourself ...

Elder Charalambos of Dionysiou: How we read the Scriptures

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 3 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

So, do you want me to tell you how we, who are illiterate, read the Scriptures? After I’ve prayed for ...

Living truly

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 2 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

To live truly, we have to live in the way God ordained when He made us. Unless we do, we ...

Our own deformity

Δημοσιεύθηκε: 2 Απριλίου 2015 Κατηγορίες: Christianity, In English, Ξένες γλώσσες

However well informed you are in terms of human wisdom, this doesn’t cure your deformity. You have to rediscover the ...

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