Meditation: Praktikos 1-5

1. CHRISTIANITY is the teaching of our Savior Christ consisting of asctical practice, the [contemplation of] nature, and theology. For Evagrius Christianity is not a mere mental exercise. It is a tiered doctrine (or teaching) which consists of an practical element (abstaining from vices and acquiring virtues), the contemplation of nature (the meditation on the realm … More Meditation: Praktikos 1-5


Once upon a time … There was no fairytale. Not here, not now anyway. No. Instead there used to be Shrovetide and not merely Shrove Tuesday, the excesses of Carnaval and Mardi gras, and pancakes. Since the time of preparation (for baptism of catechumens and the celebration of the Lord’s Passion and Resurrection) is ahead … More Shrovetide