Orthodox Saints Quotes On Overcoming The Passions

“Maintain the conviction that our disorderliness is not natural to us, and do not listen to those who say, ‘it is no use talking about it, because that is just how we are made, and you cannot do anything about it.’ That is not how we were made, and if we undertake to cure ourselves, then we will be able to do something about it.” – St. Theophan The Recluse

Controlling our passions are necessary on our journey and efforts towards Theosis, as for practical applications on how to do this I will quote the saints far more qualified than I will ever be. I pray this gives strength through God to whomever should come across this article, to rise above whichever spiritual sickness is afflicting them.

 

 

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