What is the Science of Salvation?

A collection of quotes and sayings about Truth from the great traditions of the world.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Real Prayer

     Bear in mind that prayer alone, unaccompanied by moral improvement, is useless. St. Macarius of Egypt says of such prayer that it is unreal; that it is, as it were, a mask of the real prayer.
 
 
 
 
 
                                                         Staretz Macarius of Optina
                                                         "Russian Letters of Direction"