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St Porphyrios – How Our Past Affects Us

St Porphyrios Bairaktaris of Kafsokalivia04

Man is not solely responsible for his transgressions.  The mistakes, sins and passions are not only personal experiences of the person who comes to confession. Every person has incorporated into himself the experiences of his parents and especially of his mother, that is, how his mother lived when she was carrying him in her womb—if she was anxious, if her ... Read More »

Elder Epiphanios Theodoropoulos: On Psychoanalysis

Elder Epiphanios Theodoropoulos

Elder Epiphanios Theodoropoulos was asked: “Elder, it is known that a percentage of psychiatrists considers continence during a young age as a cause of psychiatric illnesses. What can we answer them?” He answered: “This viewpoint of theirs is mistaken and the explanation for this is very simple. All those who visit the psychiatrist are ill. No one who is healthy ... Read More »