Tag Archives: St. John Chrysostom

Fasting of the Heart: Resisting Worldly Temptations

Fasting of the Heart “Yet even now,” declares the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments.” Return to the LORD your God, for he … Continue reading

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Spiritual Appetite: Craving for the Mercy of God

Divine Craving & the Mercy of God Even if we have thousands of acts of great virtue to our credit, our confidence in being heard must be based on God’s mercy and His love for humanity. Even if we stand … Continue reading

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Fasting for Spiritual Consciousness and Divine Awareness (2/2)

Divine Lens The sacred books which the Holy Spirit has dictated are only the beginnings of divine guidance for us. Everything that happens is a continuation of the scriptures, expounding for us what has not been written. Faith explains the … Continue reading

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