Here is a selection of the best and most illuminating stories and sayings from the fourth-century Desert Fathers. Readers will find much spiritual wisdom, along with some sharp humor and a startling insight into human nature. The Daily Reading Series presents selections from the spiritual classics in a form suitable for daily reading and meditation. These pocket size books are 4 1/4″ x 7″ and contain 96 pages.
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Do you have a longing in your heart for holiness, for sanctification, for purification, for a greater conformity to the image God? St Paul writes that to achieve this we must not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of our mind. This book will take you on a [...]
Popular author and speaker Archpriest Michael J. Oleksa has spent most of his life serving the Church in Alaska and advocating for the Native populations there. But he has also had many adventures in other parts of the world. The unifying thread in all his experiences is the providence of God, leading him, providing for [...]
The resurrection is a personal experience that we as Christians should experience every day of our lives. The church gives us practical examples of the resurrection in biblical characters such as, the disciples who fled away from Christ during His crucifixion yet after His resurrection they went about preaching the word to all nations. We [...]
Many people today are uncertain about what they believe and how they should live. They seek for a tradition that demonstrates antiquity and possesses authenticity. This newly translated volume of the writings of the Orthodox spiritual teacher Ignatius Brianchaninov offers a vision of a life that flows from following Christ. The field is both a [...]
How did the monks of the Egyptian desert fight against the demons that attacked them with tempting thoughts? How could Christians resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them and obstructed their contemplation of God? According to Evagrius of Pontus (345 ‘399), one of the greatest spiritual directors of ancient monasticism, the [...]
The pocket edition is presented in a slimmed down pocket edition to inspire daily use in prayer at home and when traveling. The text is complimented by a flexible textured binding, gold stamped cover, and three marker ribbons. A Psalter for Prayer is the first major English edition to include all the prayers needed to [...]