Entries by p. Paisie

WHY IS THE PHYLETISM A HERESY? (II)

Having in mind the manifestation aspect, the error of the phyletists consists in replacing the church Tradition with the popular or national tradition. The love for our nation (of beings) is wrongly emphasized and appears more important than the love for Christ as He told us: “The one who loves his father or mother more […]

WHY IS THE PHYLETISM A HERESY? (I)

For a real Christian, Orthodoxy is the worship of God in Spirit and in Truth. The Spirit is the glory of Christians (John 7, 39). If the Spirit is not present so is the Orthodoxy and if Orthodoxy is not present so is the salvation. Saint Athanasius the Great, the Patriarch of Alexandria says that: […]

VISIONARIES

The mediums and people who foretell using tea leaves or coffee grounds state out and loud that they have the “gift” of detecting some persons or the fact that a family was cursed and that they can find out who cursed them. Let’s be serious, isn’t that these people simply ridicule the ordinary people? The […]

SENSORIAL PEOPLE: THEIR ORIGIN AND NATURE ACCORDING TO THE ORTHODOX CONCEPTION

Lately, many people started to manifest unusual skills: treatments with the energetic field, telepathy and psychokinesis, clairvoyance. All these are part from the contemporary life and therefore a religious interpretation and a clear and convincing attitude over these phenomena are necessary. Is this thing good or bad? How should an orthodox Christian act when he […]

DARKNESS AND LIGHT

Hoping that my drama could be of a use to take someone out of the gutter, I will write in the following some things related to my past, when my life had not yet really started. My father, the head of a drinking house, being somewhere between an atheist and an indifferent believer and raised […]

THE MYSTICAL ROOTS OF CRIMINALITY (I)

The tragic influence of atheism, materialism and occultism over the contemporary society led to considerably increased number of criminalities and suicides. The educated psychologists and sociologists, being situated on materialistic positions, proved to not be able to explain the nature of this fact. People who are mostly insured from a material point of view coming […]

The woman who died of cancer because of an iridologist

A woman who had a brain cancerous tumor died because she chose to follow the advice of an iridologist, instead of going to the hospital and being treated by the doctors. The two woman’s daughters tell us what happened. Everything started with a cyst. The woman decided not to see a doctor, but an iridiologist. Iridology is a […]