“Life in Christ is like an iceberg: we only see the tip of it here on earth. But an infinite amount of grace lies submerged, and God communicates this to man by means of man’s faith.”
I recently finished one of the best (and longest) spiritual books I’ve ever read. It’s called Remember Thy First Love: The Three Stages of the Spiritual Life in the Theology of Elder Sophrony.
I know, I know…it sounds real boring doesn’t it? Believe me, I thought the same – especially when you couple the very long title with the plain brown cover and the book’s thickness…463 pages and ZERO PICTURES! Not exactly what you think of as light reading.
But trust me, the book is PHENOMENAL! Truly inspirational and full of nuggets of wisdom all over. Yes it’s long, but it isn’t nearly as difficult/cumbersome as it appears.Read More