Divine Liturgy ( 21.02.2009 )
Today, when we celebrate the Holy Great Martyr Theodore Stratelate, Metropolitan of Strumica Nahum celebrated Divine Liturgy in the chapel of Saints Gregory Palamas and Elder Joseph Spilaioti in the Monastery of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos in Vodoča.
Prayer is one of the foremost and strongest powers that causes him who prays to be born again, and it grants him bodily and spiritual well-being.
Prayer is the eyes and wings of the soul: it gives us the boldness and strength to behold God.
My, brother, keep praying with your mouth until divine grace enlightens you to pray also with your heart. Then a celebration and festival will take place within you in a wondrous way, and you will no longer pray with your mouth, but with the attention which works in the heart.” (Elder Ephraim, Counsels from the