Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers

materialism

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What is better for you? To have many material goods and to be stuck on them, in this life, or for you to lack some, and to have hope of inheriting eternal life? REF:Archimandrite Joel Giannakopoulos +1966



Don’t ever pay attention to anything earthly and unstable. Strive for the union of your soul with God. REF:Elder Amphilochios of Patmos +1970

Do not the angels differs from us in this respect, that they do not want so many things as we do? Therefore the less we need, the more we are on our way to them; the more we need, the more we sink down to this perishable life. St. John Chrysostom





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