Entries by p. Paisie

THE TWO PADDLES

There was once upon a time a God fearing old man  who earnedhis living by crossing the travelers by hos boat from a shore to the other. One day while the old man was crossing by his boat a young man, this one noticed that on each paddle was written something and asked: `Why did […]

BLESSED IS GOD, TAKE AS MUCH WATER YOU NEED!

Pious elder Theodor (Pious Theodor the Hermit celebrated on 5th of June) was an eunuch from his youth and leaving the world he became a monk and went in the desert of Jordan. And many toils he bore trying to be pleasant to God; and for this he received from God the gift of making […]

Prayer to the Holly Trinity

Holy Trinity, Triune Authority, Giver  of all goodness; what will we repay You for everything you gave us the sinners and the unworthy, things that You created before our birth in the world and for everything You give everyone of us every day and for everything you prepared for us for the age to come? […]

THE REAL TREASURE

A young man was upset because he didn`t have enough money and he couldn`t buy everything he needed. He was walking sad on the street not knowing how to get out of that situation. But as he was walking in that state of mind, he suddenly ran into someone. Great was his wonder to see […]

ANSWER TO AN ATHEIST

Saint Nicholas Vekimirovich What to answer when someone tells us that there is no God? When someone is saying repeating it permanently: `There is no God!` And you feel as if you were lashed by a whip. And you are pained for his soul and life. And that`s good. If the Almighty God, the Living […]

THE INTERPRETATION OF THE PROPHECIES

`Father, some say : `What is written from God, this will be done. Why to concern us this matter?` `Yes, they say it but it is not so, my child. I hear some people saying: `The Jews are not that stupid to betray themselves with 666 when saint Joh  the Evangelisy says it clearly in […]

THE PARENTS SHOULD ENTRUST THEIR CHILDREN TO GOD

God gave the first created men, to Adam and Eve the great blessing of becoming co-creators with Him. In addition to it the parents, grand parents are co-creators too with God because they give the flesh. In a certain way God is obliged to care about the children. When the child is baptized God gives […]

I BEG YOU ON MY KNEES: RECONCILE YOURSELF WITH GOD!

Priest Ioan Istrati We`ve been witnessing for about two thousands years one of the greatest miracles of the Savior: the healing of the blind from birth. Meaning of a man who had never seen before, who didn`t know how it is to see, who could not conceptualize light. Because no word on earth can express […]