Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers


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33. There is no perfect prayer unless the intellect invokes God; and when our thought cries aloud without distraction, the Lord will listen.

34. When the intellect prays without distraction it afflicts the heart; and 'a broken and a contrite heart, O God, Thou wilt not despise' (Ps 51:17). REF:Saint Kosmas Aitolos +1779

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