English Blog, orthodox quotes and passages by Saints and Elders

On Warfare with the Demons

My child, always be careful, both when you are happy and when you are sad.

Do not despair when you fall

Therefore, don’t despair when you fall, but get up eagerly and do a metanoia saying, “Forgive me, my dear Christ. I am human and weak.” The Lord ha...

Become last if you want to become first

Become last if you want to become first. When one disobeys and distresses his spiritual father, then God is also grieved. Our Christ showed us thro...