Parable

How to fight passions

How to fight passions

Once there came to the elder two young men and asked him: "Tell us, Father, how to get rid of evil inclinations and get root out bad habits?" 

Parable - 20/07/2016     116

A fig-tree parable or a “kitchen maid” theology...

A fig-tree parable or a “kitchen maid” theology...

There are moments in everybody’s life when you have your heart set on suddenly heard words which make you think about lots of things. It doesn’t matter whether it is a radio broadcast or a phrase from...

Parable - 11/07/2016     106

Three important questions

Three important questions

– I came to get the answer to three questions: who is the most important person on earth, what is the most important thing in life, what day is most important of all.

Parable - 28/05/2016     183

I’m Busy

I’m Busy

In one village, there lived a large family – a husband, a wife and four children. All his life the master of the house worked hard to meet the needs of his near and dear.

Parable - 05/05/2016     164

Obedience

Obedience

Once there served a young sexton in a church. He was zealous in obedience and tried to get blessing for everything. One day, the dean charged him with bell-ringing before the service. The sexton immed...

Parable - 06/04/2016     201

Три девушки и бесы

Три девушки и бесы

Три девушки шли по железнодорожным путям и оказались между двумя встречными поездами, но все трое остались живы. Рядом стояли бесы и горячо спорили: – Ты что не скинул первую под поезд? – к...

Parable - 14/01/2016     174

Авва Макарий и вор

Авва Макарий и вор

Однажды авва Макарий застал в своей келье вора, который грузил его вещи на стоявшего у кельи осла. Не подав вида, что он хозяин этих вещей, преподобный стал молча помогать увязывать поклажу. Отпустив ...

Parable - 14/01/2016     160