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Are we moving forward or standing still? Shepherds on how to assess their spiritual state

Are we moving forward or standing still? Shepherds on how to assess their spiritual state

The believers often have a feeling that in their spiritual life we ​​trample on the spot, confessing the same sins from year to year. Is it possible to evaluate the transformation of one's soul, the vector of this transformation, according to some external signs? At least that we are falling (for example, cooling to the temple service is a sign of the necrosis of the soul, according to the Monk Varsonofy of Optina). In general, how can we judge ourselves, have we moved forward in our spiritual life or not? Or the judgment that we have achieved success here will automatically be a fall in charm?

Pastors about the "innocent" passion for satanic symbols

Pastors about the "innocent" passion for satanic symbols

10 August 2018 15-year-old Satanist set fire to the unique wooden church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Kondopoga. Two years before, the teenager had become interested in occult symbols, subscribed to the mailings of the satanic groups that openly exist in VKontakte. Over time, his interest has manifested itself openly ... The fact that nothing in our lives does not pass without a trace, that it is impossible to immerse yourself in the virtual world of sin and satanic symbols and get out of there undefiled, reason the permanent author of the portal Orthodoxy.Ru. Take care of children!

"From the defeat of the mind to the fascination with bodily pleasures": the results of the fall of Maximus the Confessor

"From the defeat of the mind to the fascination with bodily pleasures": the results of the fall of Maximus the Confessor

The question of the views of St. Maximus for sin, as a phenomenon of spiritual life, the act of the Fall, its consequences - in a word, everything that in Orthodox theology is united by the concept of amarthology, attracts attention for several reasons. Firstly, it is the desire to form a complete and integral understanding of this problem. The Fall, as a tragedy that occurred on the border of two worlds, or even created a division of these worlds, one of which, the one in which we live today, can not but attract the attention of those who want to understand themselves and the world around them.

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