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Holy Virgin Martyr Anastasia the Roman

You endured beheading with a mighty heart, Offspring of Rome Martyr Anastasia. On the twenty-ninth Anastasia submitted to a sharp sword.

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The Life of Saint Nina

The Life of Saint Nina Equal to the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia.

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Saint Ephrem the Syrian

Ephrem the Syrian was a Syriac deacon and a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer and theologian of the 4th century from the region of Assyria.

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A Miracle of Saint John Maximovitch

A mir­a­cle of St. John Max­i­movitch (ama­teur trans­la­tion) In 2004, in the city of Muli­no, Ore­gon, an aston­ish­ing and won­drous

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Saint Isidore of Pelusium

This Saint was from Alexandria and was a disciple of Saint John Chrysostom. He struggled in asceticism in a monastery at Mount Pelusium.

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Venerable Shio of Mgvime

St. John received Shio joyfully, tonsured him a monk, and blessed him to remain in the wilderness.

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Common Prayer

The Lord gave a com­mon prayer for ev­ery­one, com­bin­ing in it all of our needs, spir­i­tu­al and bodi­ly, in­ner and out­er, eter­nal and tem­po­ral.

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Prayer in ordinary life

Peo­ple go to church with a de­sire to pray, to stand in it for a while with warm fer­vour; but then thoughts be­gin to wan­der.

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Be Silent

If they praise you be si­lent, and if they re­buke you be si­lent, and if you make a prof­it be si­lent.

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Heaven

The Old Tes­ta­ment saints were not in heav­en, al­though they a­bode in the con­sol­ing faith that they would be brought there as soon as the Prom­ised One came to earth, hav­ing lived by faith in Him.

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Mind and heart of Christ

Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way (Prov. 23:19).

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Parable of the ten pounds

The par­a­ble of the ten pounds por­trays the en­tire his­to­ry of man­kind un­til the sec­ond com­ing of Christ.

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Sts. Sebastian & Mardarije Orthodox Institute III — Psychology in the Service of God

Day One: Addiction and the Person: A Psychological and Theological Approach

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Use prayer rope to pray for the departed

Use your prayer-ropes to pray for the departed so that they may be comforted and saved.

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Avoid Fantasies

My child, be careful with your imagination. All sins originate from the imagination; it is the root of sin.

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The Rich Man Who Gives

The rich man who gives to the poor does not bestow alms but pays a debt

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Nature of Angels

“The nature of angels is in some ways quite dif­fer­ent from the nature of man, and in oth­er ways sim­i­lar

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Correct your own sins

“Do not be irri­tat­ed either with those who sin or those who offend; do not have a pas­sion for notic­ing

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Sts. Sebastian & Mardarije Orthodox Institute III — Psychology in the Service of God

Day One: Addiction and the Person: A Psychological and Theological Approach

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Holy Tradition

The written and unwritten teachings of Christ, a lecture by Constantine Zalalas.

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The Sacred Censor

Let my prayer be like incense offered before you, and my uplifted hands like the evening sacrifice.

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The Life of Saint Nina

The Life of Saint Nina Equal to the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia.

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Father Gabriel’s Prayer

The second episode of Father Gabriel Orthodox Christian cartoon series. See Father Gabriel apply prayer in his everyday life. Prayer is like breathing, without prayer there is no life.

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The Icon of the Dormition of the Theotokos

The Church year begins on September 1, and the first Great Feast of the year is the Nativity of the Theotokos, making the Dormition of the Theotokos the last great feast of the year

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