St Maximus the Confessor: Temptations

“Temptations come on some people for the cleansing of previous sins, on others for the beautification of their current perfection, and on yet others, as preparation for things to come, except temptations, which are for the increase of a man’s faith and virtue, as it was with Job.” – St Maximus the Confessor

St Paisios: Cling to God

“For God, there are no difficult problems and no difficult solutions. To God, everything is simple. He does not use a greater power for the supernatural things and a lesser power for the natural things. He uses the same power for everything. The most important thing for man is to cling to God.” – St…

St Joseph the Hesychast: Our Panagia

“Our Panagia is the mother of mercy, the fountain of goodness, and her grace anticipates everywhere. As soon as you open your mouth to call her, she hastens as a true mother. Therefore, don’t hesitate to call upon her at every moment, and you will find her an unmercenary helper and physician in your afflictions.” …