Cowardice is a childish disposition in an old, vainglorious soul. Cowardice is a falling away from faith that comes of expecting the unexpected. Continue reading “On unmanly and puerile cowardice – St. John Climacus”
What is Orthodox Asceticism?
Asceticism is a key part of Orthodox Spirituality. It is not a negative activity but a most positive one. It is the primary means by which we come closer to God. It involves the activities that help us perfect our way of life to be more like Christ. Continue reading “What is Orthodox Asceticism?”