Category Archives: St. Thalassios the Libyan

St. Thalassios the Libyan: He who fears God . . .

Archangel Michael Casting out Satan“He who fears God will pay careful attention to his soul and will free himself from communion with evil.”

+ St. Thalassios the Libyan, “On Love, Self-Control and Life in Accordance with the Intellect,” 2.63, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 2)

St. Thalassios the Libyan: . . . free us from all these destructive passions . . .

Icon of St. Thalassios the Libyan“Christ, Master of all, free us from all these destructive passions and the thoughts born of them.”

+ St. Thalassios the Libyan, “On Love, Self-Control and Life in Accordance with the Intellect,” 3.91, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 2)

St. Thalassios the Libyan: There are three ways through which thoughts arise in you . . .

Icon of St. Thalassios the Libyan“There are three ways through which thoughts arise in you: through the senses, through the memory, and through the body’s temperament. Of these the most irksome are those that come through the memory.”

“On Love, Self-Control and Life in Accordance with the Intellect,” 1.46, The Philokalia: The Complete Text (Vol. 2)