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Monday December 11 2017, 07H59
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There was a certain old man, who lived in a cell, and his thoughts said to him, 'Go, take to yourself a woman'; then he rose up straightway and kneaded together some mud, and made the figure of a woman, and he said to himself, 'Behold your wife! It is necessary for you to labour with all your might that you may be able to feed her. ' And he laboured with his hands and twisted many ropes. Then after a few days, he rose up and made a figure of a woman, and said to his thoughts, 'Behold, your wife has brought forth, it is necessary for you to work harder to keep your wife and to clothe your daughter'; and thus doing he vexed his body sorely. And he said to his thought, 'I cannot bear [all] this work, and since I am unable to bear the work, a wife is unnecessary for me'; and God saw his labour, and did away his thoughts [of fornication], and he had peace.
Q: "What does one learn in the
Father Mina: "To have
an authentic sincere Love towards Christ"
Q: "What experience of God do we make here?"
Father Mina: "We make
the experience of the personal intimate friendship
with the person of the Lord Jesus-Christ... The
interior real lived sentiment of the intimacy with the
Lord: I Am with you."
Q: "Thank you"
Father Mina was
the first companion of Father Matta El-Maskine, one of
the first 7 hermits of the Saint Macarius Monastery. He
lives here in the manner of the first monks of the
lumière du désert