The third volume of Elder Paisios' spiritual counsels. This recent English translation has quickly become a favorite here at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross and is regarded as one of the best Elder Paisios books yet. Topics include: the war with thoughts, righteousness and injustice, sin and repentance, forces of evil, and the power of confession.
"In our times, one of the greatest illnesses is the vain thoughts of worldly people... They are tormented simply through not facing up to things in a spiritual manner. When we accept whatever happens to us with a good and positive thought, we are helped; while on the contrary, we are tormented and come apart at the seams when negative and evil thoughts prevail." -Elder Paisios
336 pp., paperback
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