“…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
Introduce the children in your life to extraordinary moments from the lives and miracles of the Saints, the only true heroes! This edition includes and audio CD of the book...
What is the real meaning of life? Where shall we look for it? In pleasure and entertainment? In knowledge? In riches? In travelling? In beauty? See, what answer the wise, rich and beautiful princess Saint Catherine of...
For hundreds of years, in the dark caves beneath the face of the earth, a dragon was sleeping. One day, he woke up and made his way to the walls...