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“In heaven, where there is no discord, glory rules. On earth, where every day is warfare, peace prevails. Peace among whom? Among men. Why are the Gentiles without peace? Why, too, the Jews? That is exactly the reason for the qualification: Peace among men of good will, among those who acknowledge the birth of Christ.” ~ St. Jerome #glorytoGodinthehighest #peaceonearth #goodwilltowardmen #dailyreadings #advent #nativityfast #christmas #paramoun #coptic #orthodox #nativity

“In heaven, where there is no discord, glory rules. On earth, where every day is warfare, peace prevails. Peace among whom? Among men. Why are the Gentiles without peace? Why, too, the Jews? That is exactly the reason for the qualification: Peace among men of good will, among those who acknowledge the birth of Christ.” …

“He showed them that after sorrow there will be joy and that sorrow will bring about joy. Sorrow will be for a short period.” ~ St. John Chrysostom #rejoice #joy #sorrowisturnedintojoy #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #nativityfast #advent

“He showed them that after sorrow there will be joy and that sorrow will bring about joy. Sorrow will be for a short period.” ~ St. John Chrysostom #rejoice #joy #sorrowisturnedintojoy #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #nativityfast #advent

“The love of self is not a sin, but what is important is that you direct this love in a spiritual way; you love for yourself purity and holiness, you love for yourself to be a holy temple for the Holy Spirit, and to be without blame before God.” ~ Thrice Blessed Pope Shenouda III #beingdelivered #holiness #righteousness #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“The love of self is not a sin, but what is important is that you direct this love in a spiritual way; you love for yourself purity and holiness, you love for yourself to be a holy temple for the Holy Spirit, and to be without blame before God.” ~ Thrice Blessed Pope Shenouda III …

“They themselves were not entering the kingdom of heaven, nor did they permit others who were able to do so…Surely every teacher who misleads his students shuts the gate of the kingdom of heaven before them.” ~ St. Jerome #leadintoHisKingdom #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“They themselves were not entering the kingdom of heaven, nor did they permit others who were able to do so…Surely every teacher who misleads his students shuts the gate of the kingdom of heaven before them.” ~ St. Jerome #leadintoHisKingdom #dailreadings #coptic #orthodox #advent #nativityfast

“Why O Man do you spend such energy seeking to please those you wish to never be like?” – St. John Chrysostom #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #good #imitate #advent #nativityfast

“Why O Man do you spend such energy seeking to please those you wish to never be like?” – St. John Chrysostom #dailyreadings #coptic #orthodox #good #imitate #advent #nativityfast