Desert Spirituality for City Folks - Part 10 - Getting Ready for Battle
February 16, 2008 Length: 11:26
Get Ready for Battle! In this podcast Professor Nassif asks the monks "What's the right way, and the wrong way, to fight against the world, the flesh and the devil?" The desert Fathers teach us that before we get into this spiritual arena, we should expect discomfort, and that the true meaning of perfection in the Christian life does not look for "flawlessness" but "change." The monks counsel us on how to prepare our hearts before engaging in the hard work of holiness.
"It is my major contact with Orthodoxy. We are in the process of starting an Orthodox church and have no regular services yet. I am also a traveling salesman and listen in my motel room. Thank you!"