Priest Octavian Mosin: How nice it would be if on New Year’s Eve we were like some burning candles and radiated warmth and love, if we were awake, praying, all the more since this New Year’s Eve is during the night from Saturday to Sunday when we honor Christ’s Holy Resurrection.
The one who withdraws from the world must deplete himself of everything. How he should take care of these worldly acquisitions. For those living in a community to own something means a sure perdition
1. of saint Barsanuphius A monk asked an elder: `My relatives owe me a small amount of money…