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How To Save the Soul by Bishop Theophan the Recluse

Posted by shlamaa on April 3, 2009 at 7:31 AM Comments comments (0)

What does one say to the person who asks: "How ...
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St. Theophan the Recluse On Prayer

Posted by shlamaa on March 31, 2009 at 1:32 PM Comments comments (0)
From the Letters of Bishop Theophan the Recluse

The Art and Science of Prayer (from Letter 15)

You write that you prayed fervently and at once you were calmed, receiving an inner assurance that you would be released from oppression; and then, indeed, it was so....

Recall how you prayed and always strive to pray this way, so that prayer comes from the heart and is not just thought by the mind and chattered by the tongue.

I won't c...

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