For as much then as Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin. 1 Peter 4:1 To obtain a humble and contrite heart one must lean on the ... Read more about Do You Have Pain? If Not, Obtain It!
Nicholas Berdyaev, a 19th century Russian philosopher, once said, "The world is moving towards a new spirituality and a new mysticism; in it there will be no more of the ascetic world view." (Orthodox Life, Jordanville NY, no. 6) We see within ... Read more about Ascetic Worldview