The value of humility

Abba Anthony said, "I saw the snares that the enemy spreads out over the world and I said groaning, "What can get through from such snares?". Then ...

A manger for the Newborn Lord

Make your heart a manger for the Newborn Lord.

Fear of God

A man obtains the fear of God if he has the remembrance of his unavoidable death and of the eternal torments that await sinners; if he tests himsel...

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...