I was listening to a contemporary Christian radio station today and they happened to be airing their personal newscast. The last story to air was a story about the smart phone game ‘Angry Birds.’ Apparently it is newsworthy these days to tell the ... Read more about The Ascetic Life Is For All Christians
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