Tag Archives: St. Isaac the Syrian

Performance-Enhancing Thoughts (PETs): Compassion (3)

Compassion: Our Divine Character The LORD is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. For he knows how weak we are; he remembers we are only dust. Our days on earth are like … Continue reading

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Where in the World Is My Soul? (2/3)

  Soul in the Dark Behold, now let my heart confess to thee what it was seeking there, when I was being gratuitously wanton, having no inducement to evil but the evil itself. It was foul, and I loved it. … Continue reading

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The Gift of Tears: Soaking Emotions in Sincerity

The Gift of Tears Pray first for the gift of tears, so as to soften through contrition the wildness that dwells in your soul, so that by “confessing your transgressions to the LORD,” you may obtain forgiveness from him … … Continue reading

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