“…The wellspring of prayer is in everyone—it is tapped either by gradually delving deeper into oneself in accordance with the teachings of the Fathers, or instantaneously, thunderstruck by God’s piercing to the core of the soul.”—Elder Leonid
“When we find that we are deprived of the virtues and therefore have no high opinion of ourselves, then this by itself can attract God’s favorable gaze, which will strengthen us with hope against the deadly spirit of despair. When we have had no success in the virtues, there is no closer means for salvation than humbleness of mind.”—Elder Leonid
“A person cannot overcome the passions on his own. This is the work of the right hand of the Most High, the action of the power of God. On our part we have only to preserve intact the holy disposition given us by God, and, in keeping with it, offer our efforts to attain the land of passionlessness.”—Elder Leonid
This beautiful edition of the Psalter is based on the King James translation from the Hebrew text, but has been corrected against the Septuagint Greek text accepted by the Orthodox...
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An Orthodox priest with a doctorate in counseling, Fr. Webber helps us to understand addiction and explores ways to overcome it. He clearly and skillfully explains the Twelve Steps of...