The great virtue

The great virtue

Saint Isaac the Syrian   In truth, the great virtue is to feel sorry for those who are evil and to benefit sinners more than the righteous. Give alms with a cheerful countenance and you’ll always bring comfort to those who are sad. On the day you feel sorry for...

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Non-exercised virtue disappears quickly

Non-exercised virtue disappears quickly

Saint Gregory the Theologian   Virtue which is not exercised disappears quickly under the pressure of various circumstances. We have to be swift to move from evil to good, but inflexible as regards turning from good to evil. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network...

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Seek & practice virtue

Seek & practice virtue

Saint John of Damascus   They are truly blessed who seek virtue and practice it and examine carefully what it is. If you wish to be governed by God, don’t wish to sin. Because if you sin, how will you be governed by God? Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE...

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We Are the Fools, Εμείς οι άφρονες

We Are the Fools, Εμείς οι άφρονες

  Εμείς οι άφρονες Είναι φορές που μοιάζουμε τόσο πολύ στους τύπους των ανθρώπων τις παραβολές του Κυρίου που θα έλεγες οτι τις είπε για μας. Ο άφρονας πλούσιος είμαστε ίσως εμείς κάθε φορά που λογαριάζουμε την πρόσκαιρη ζωή μας ως την υπέρτατη αξία για την οποία είμαστε έτοιμοι να...

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Learning from the Virtues of Mothers

Learning from the Virtues of Mothers

When I’ve asked children over the years which virtues they best loved about their mother, I get a variety of beautiful and cute answers: she loves us and cares for us no matter what she is always there when we hurt, and is always ready to help us she comes...

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