St Luke of Simferopol: Always Seek God

“Do all things in order to seek Him and place Him within your heart. Your little heart should soften, my child, from the touch of grace, every instant when you think how much God loves you and how much he has protected your from spiritual death, protecting you from the filth that the demons bring…

Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica: Our Thoughts

“Our life depends on the kind of thoughts we nurture. If our thoughts are peaceful, calm, meek and kind, then that is what our life is like. If our attention is turned to the circumstances in which we live, we are drawn into a whirlpool of thoughts and can have neither peace nor tranquility” –…

St Porphyrios: Do Not Harbour Resentment

“We need to be careful not to harbour any resentment against those who harm us, but rather to pray for them with love. Whatever any of our fellow men does, we should never think evil of him. We need always to have thoughts of love and always to think good of others. Look at Saint…

St Paisios: Focus on Yourself

“If man doesn’t start to work on himself, then the devil will find another job for him – to seek for flaws in other” – St Paisios

Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica: Our Prayers

“The Lord hears our prayers when we pray from the heart, even though we are great sinners. The Lord is always looking into our hearts, and if we turn to Him from the heart, He will be there. He will hear our prayers even though we are very sinful, but He also expects us to…