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One less project

I was recently enlightened, with the fonar’ of Felix Culpa, that selected letters of Igumen Nikon have already been translated and published and, therefore, I will cease their publication on this blog and proceed to other projects I have in mind. 25 more words

Igumen Nikon (Vorobyov)

Letters to Spiritual Children, Part XIII

I received your letter about Fr. V. The very fact that you are uneasy witnesses to your error. Hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother’s eye. 613 more words

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Letters to Spiritual Children, Part XII

… Concerning the spiritual life, I don’t think I need to write to you. The most important thing demanded of you is to try with all your strength to preserve peace with your household and if you get upset then ask forgiveness and grant forgiveness as soon as possible. 538 more words

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Letters to Spiritual Children, Part XI

Think more often about death and who will meet you there. Bright angels may meet you or dark, evil demons may surround you. From one look at them you could lose your mind. 267 more words

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Letters to Spiritual Children, Part X

My dearest M!
You are already despairing and becoming flustered from a small temptation. The Lord is allowing it so that you would know your weakness and understand how much is lurking in the soul of man, and what kind of toil you have to bear in order to cleanse yourself from passions, become a church of the Living God, and obtain salvation. 705 more words

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Letters to Spiritual Children, Part IX

I received your letter. It wouldn’t be worth it to answer but then, if I didn’t answer you might think that I was offended by you so I decided to write a reply. 795 more words

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Letters to Spiritual Children, Part VIII

The Lord wants the salvation of every man but not every person wants salvation in deed. According to their words everyone wants salvation but in their deeds they reject salvation. 511 more words

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