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My komvoskini that I made

My komvoskini that I made

Eastern Orthodox prayer rope.  "Oh, Lord, Jesus Christ, the son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner."

Eastern Orthodox prayer rope. "Oh, Lord, Jesus Christ, the son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner."

Komvoskini I made

Komvoskini I made

Komvoskini

Komvoskini

Οσιος Παϊσιος Ο Αγιορειτης (1924 - 1994)    _ july 12

Οσιος Παϊσιος Ο Αγιορειτης (1924 - 1994) _ july 12

[The Wise Thief's] whole life had been one of theft and crime. But evidently his conscience had not died, and in the depths of his hearth something good remained. Tradition even hold that he was th...

[The Wise Thief's] whole life had been one of theft and crime. But evidently his conscience had not died, and in the depths of his hearth something good remained. Tradition even hold that he was th...

“Children, I beseech you to correct your hearts and thoughts, so that you may be pleasing to God. Consider that although we may reckon ourselves to be righteous and frequently succeed in deceiving men, we can conceal nothing from God. Let us therefore strive to preserve the holiness of our souls and to guard the purity of our bodies with all fervor. Ye are the temple of God, says the divine Apostle Paul; If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy.”  See link for source

“Children, I beseech you to correct your hearts and thoughts, so that you may be pleasing to God. Consider that although we may reckon ourselves to be righteous and frequently succeed in deceiving men, we can conceal nothing from God. Let us therefore strive to preserve the holiness of our souls and to guard the purity of our bodies with all fervor. Ye are the temple of God, says the divine Apostle Paul; If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy.” See link for source

St. Isaac the Syrian:  I also maintain that those who are punished in Gehenna are scourged by the scourge of love. . . .

St. Isaac the Syrian: I also maintain that those who are punished in Gehenna are scourged by the scourge of love. . . .

Do not claim to have acquired virtue unless you have suffered affliction, for without affliction virtue has not been tested.  + St. Mark the Ascetic, On the Spiritual Law Two Hundred Texts, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 1)

Do not claim to have acquired virtue unless you have suffered affliction, for without affliction virtue has not been tested. + St. Mark the Ascetic, On the Spiritual Law Two Hundred Texts, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 1)

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