Icon of the Mother of God “of Tenderness”

This is my favorite icon of the Theotokos. Today marks the commemoration of this icon. Here is the story of it: ” The Seraphim-Diveyevo “Tenderness” Icon of the Mother of God belonged to St Seraphim of Sarov, and was his cell icon. With the oil from the lampada, which burned before this holy icon, the… Read More Icon of the Mother of God “of Tenderness”

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“…as we forgive those who trespass against us” -quotes from the Fathers

From the Teachings of Saint Kosmas Aitolos: If a man insults me, kills my father, my mother, my brother, and then gouges out my eye, as a Christian it is my duty to forgive him. We who are pious Christians ought to love our enemies and forgive them. We ought to offer them food and… Read More “…as we forgive those who trespass against us” -quotes from the Fathers