If You Want To Have Love in Your Heart, but Find None

It really is this easy, and yes, it does work exactly this way. by St. Ambrose of Optina “If you find that there is no love in you, but you want to have it, then do deeds of love, even though you do them without love in the beginning. The Lord will see you desire […]

St. Luke’s Vocabulary on the Heart

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon St. Luke’s account of the Parable of the Sower includes features not found in the corresponding passages of Mark and Matthew; one of these is the form of the final verse, translated thus in the NKJV: “But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard […]