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  • Mark Sedrak
    It is not possible for the mind to be quiet unless the body is quiet also,, nor is it possible to tear down the wall between them without contemplative quiet
    Message 1 of 3 , May 27 12:15 AM
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      It is not possible for the mind to be quiet unless the body is quiet also,, nor is it possible to tear down the wall between them without contemplative quiet and prayer.

      Mark the Ascetic
      Counsels on the Spiritual Life
    • Mark Sedrak
      If you will always remember in accordance with the Gospel that His judgements are in all the earth (Psalm 105:7), then every occasion will be a teacher to
      Message 2 of 3 , Dec 9, 2010
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        If you will always remember in accordance with the Gospel that " His judgements are in all the earth (Psalm 105:7), then every occasion will be a teacher to you in acquiring knowledge of God.

        Mark the Ascetic
      • Mark Sedrak
        Even though knowledge is true, it is still not firmly established if unaccompanied by works. For everything is established by being put into practice. Mark the
        Message 3 of 3 , Nov 8, 2012
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          Even though knowledge is true, it is still not firmly established if
          unaccompanied by works. For everything is established by being put into
          practice.


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