Category: Desert Fathers

Christian Living / by Q&A -

On Fasting?

The brethren said, “Is it possible for a man to fast and not to be redeemed?” The old man said, “There is a fasting which is a matter of habit,…

Desert Fathers / by St. Gregory of Nyssa -

On Virginity

The holy look of virginity is precious indeed in the judgment of all who make purity the test of beauty; but it belongs to those alone whose struggles to gain…