Entries by p. Paisie

Saving biblical warnings

Woe to you, earth, because the devil came down to you full of rage because he knows his time is short. (Apocalypse 12, 12). *** In the later times some people will estrange themselves from faith paying attention to the deluding spirits and to the demons’teachings. (I Timothy 4,1) *** And from among you will […]

About the visible world

115. What means `the visible of all` ? The Holy Scripture tells us that at the beginning God made the heaven and the earth (Genesis I,1) We saw before that the heaven from this prase means the invisible world of the angels. The earth means the visible world. This visible world, the earth with everything […]

The rose from the terrifying Karoulia

The hermit Gabriel from Karoulia among the other things he did, planted a rose. When the other monks asked him why he needed a rose in the wilderness, he answered: “You know when I go to the Skete of Saint Anna and pass by the chapel of the Holy Mother of God, I pay my […]

The awareness about death is a good thing

The world we live in is simmering with information which are bombarding us ceaselessly. It is more and more difficult for us to understand what is true, what is important for our life, for a more and more alert and superficial life, focused on the material side of daily survival. From this informational race are […]

God’s endless love and forgiveness for men

The Holy Gospel is by excellence God`s Book, which shows very clearly to all of us, to all the people, what is His will. Christ is the One Who speaks to us Himself with His Mouth bringing light and peace in our life. We`ll read the periscope of the Holy Gospel and explain the Word […]

Far away from lie

We`ve spoken before about the methods recommended for cultivating the virtue of obedience in the hearts of the children and about the means which must be used for acquiring this. In what follows we`ll show how to inspire to the children the love for truth, how to teach them to value it and avoid lies. […]

Humbleness means freedom

God doesn`t look at the face, He doesn`t love some people more and others less, He loves us all the same. But we, the people, love God in a different way. One loves Him more, another one a little and another one doesn`t love him at all. Thus the measurable love doesn`t apply to God […]