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Discussion in 'The Ancient Way - Eastern Orthodox' started by SalemsConcordance, May 15, 2021.

  1. SalemsConcordance

    SalemsConcordance Member

    United States
    Eastern Orthodox
    I recently found a number of article snippets from Elder Symeon Kragiopoulos, Abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery in Panorama. He is very straight forward, and I found them simple and practical, so I've pasted a great many in my delight.

    This one was an "oof", as someone who reads too much.
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  2. ArmyMatt

    ArmyMatt Regular Member Supporter

    United States
    Eastern Orthodox
    thanks for these (especially the last one)!
  3. Melily

    Melily Member

    United States
    Eastern Orthodox
    These are excellent excerpts! I’m learning so much here and it’s starting to really penetrate my heart rather than it just being an intellectual pursuit. I’m not sure what I’ve done to deserve this gift but I’m really grateful.