Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers

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...unless questioned by the brethren the fathers said nothing that might contribute to the soul's salvation; they regarded unsolicited advice as vain chatter. This is quite right; for it is because we think that we know more than others that we speak unbidden. St. Peter of Damaskos (Book 1: A Treasury of Divine Knowledge, The Philokalia Vol. 3 pg. 186)



We you see a person who is spiritually tired do not burden him any further, because his knees won't be able to bear it Elder Amphilochios Makris - http://agrino.org/cyberdesert/makris.htm





Redeeming the Time

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