The Fifth Sunday of Lent — St Mary of Egypt

On the Fifth Sunday of Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Righteous mother, Mary of Egypt because it is never too late to repent. Although her feast day (1 April) is the day of her repose, it is also commemorated today because she is a model of repentance. This year because of Pascha falling early, … Continue reading The Fifth Sunday of Lent — St Mary of Egypt

Epictetus on Who is really the slave

If you want to improve, reject such reasoning as these: “If I neglect my affairs, I’ll have no income; if I don't correct my servant, he will be bad.” For it is better to die with hunger, exempt from grief and fear, than to live in affluence with perturbation; and it is better your servant … Continue reading Epictetus on Who is really the slave