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SOULcast #143-Wisdom of God

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“It is impossible to acquire wisdom without living in a wise way.”Saint Gregory of Nazianzus “The good and loving man does not rebuke people for evil when they are present; and in the back he/she does not gossip. But even those who try to speak ill of him/her are not allowed to do so.” Saint Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great “On the cross, God, against God, took the...

SOULcast #142-SOULscape

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On this day, the teaching that it is good to go to church and ask God for the useful things. Take care, brothers and sisters, to come to church together. Leave the work of your hands and ascend to the highest Heaven, for, behold, the church of the earthly heaven is, in which the angels serve, unseen, God, together with men, the altar is the place of the dwelling of God, and the Holy Mass, throne...

SOULcast #141-About wisdom

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“-Where is God? -There where He is left to enter…” Nicolae Steinhardt #HeartsConnected ARISTOTLE“Doubt is the beginning of wisdom.” Priest Dumitru Staniloae“The reasons for things are a coherent speech of God to the human subject.” #METANOIA(change of mind) Mother Gavrila Papaiannis“Love and prayer can shake the world!” On this day, the...

SOULcast #140-Not to be deceived by joyful things in life

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On this day, the Word of Our Reverend Father Ephrem the Syrian, so that we do not marvel at the temporary, nor deceive ourselves with the joyful things of life and the word in Psalm 72. Because our minds are easily slippery and easily descend to the joyful things of life, forgetting the goodness they want to be, that is why it is up to us not to neglect to guard against the temptation of the...

SOULcast #139-About repentance

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On this day, word of repentance Return, with all your heart, with sighs and tears. Patiently humble yourself and have mercy on the poor and needy and forgive the mistakes of your neighbor. Because now, says our Lord, turn to Me with all your heart with fasting and mourning and lamentation. Break your hearts, and not your garments, return to the Lord your God, for he is merciful and gracious, long...

SOULcast #138-Art reflection

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Do you know why the fingers of God and Adam do not touch in Michelangelo’s famous piece of art on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel of the Vatican Apostolic Palace? In the picture, God’s finger is extended to the maximum, but Adam’s finger is with the last phalanx barely bent. The idea of the image is to explain that God is always there, but the decision is man’s. If a...

SOULcast #135-About sadness, suffering, hope

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“(…) Any intelligence, if it sinks into the preoccupations of its own good, amputates its freedom to bear fruit.” Priest Constantin Necula “Believe in Christ to have meaning in life!” Priest Dumitru Staniloae“No one can reach God unless he/she first passes through people.” Porphyry of Gaza “It helps nothing to overcome great passions, if we are mastered...

SOULcast #134-THE NEED TO BE WANTED

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THE NEED TO BE WANTED Man feels the need to be wanted. This is one of the main needs of the human being. If he/she does not feel loved, the man begins to die. If he/she feels that his/her life does not matter to anyone, he/she loses his/her meaning even to himself/herself. Therefore, love is the greatest possible therapy. The world needs therapy precisely because it lacks love. In a world full of...

SOULcast #133-Art of knowledge

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“A sophist approached Thales and tried to confuse him, asking him the most difficult questions. But the sage of Miletus was up to the test he was subjected to.He answered all the questions without the slightest hesitation and with the greatest accuracy.Here are the 9 questions and answers: Who is the oldest?Answer: God, because he has always existed. What is the most beautiful thing?Answer:...

SOULcast #132-Wake your soul

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“God is 1, the rest is 0.” Gottfried Wilhelm LIEBNIZ “Where the wisdom of God is, there is no need for the wisdom of men.” Saint John Chrysostom “God is 1, the rest is 0.” Gottfried Wilhelm LIEBNIZ “At the Judgment, Christ will seek to see how much of Him He finds in our souls.” Father Constantin Necula“Our spirit is of God, so only in God can...