Salvation is indeed a matter of the heart, but the heart is not a mere feeling or attitude, even toward God himself. The heart (the nous) is a matter of spirit and the noetic faculty, which is directly connected to the natural world. One simply ... Read more about Experiencing God…The Orthodox Way
Climbing out of the Confusion As time goes by throughout the Church age, more and more layers of half-truths and lies rise up to completely burry and surround us. We are left with bits and pieces of the Gospel, whereas to become a completely ... Read more about On Death To The World!
Pensioner Tomislav Miladinovic from Mišljenovac near Kučevo, built a church dedicated to St. Petka in the woods Lešje, Serbian daily Telegraf reported. Twenty residents helped with contributions, but most of the money provided Tomislav. He also ... Read more about Prophetic Dream for a Healing Temple
Before I refer to my limited experience with beginner monks, it would be good to offer some counsel for their edification while they are, for one reason or the other, still found in the world. Perhaps this meagre assistance will strengthen them for ... Read more about On Monks, Clergy and Laity – By Elder Paisios
Akedia: Literally, fatigue or exhaustion, but in technical usage refers to the spiritual and physical lethargy. It can take the form of listlessness, dispersion of thoughts, or being inattentively immersed in useless activity. Ascesis: ... Read more about Theological Definitions