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Confronting and Controlling Thoughts: According to the Fathers of the Philokalia

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Orthodox spirituality places great emphasis on thoughts (logismoi) since everything we do begins in the mind. The Fathers of the Philokalia have much to teach about confronting and controlling thoughts. Since the average person experiences 4000 thoughts each day, the experiences of these Fathers over a period of over 1000 years can help us resist the evil thoughts that ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published December 31st 2004 by Light & Life Publishing Company (first published June 30th 2004)
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A good read--I would also highly recommend reading "Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives".
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I second the reviewer who suggested to read Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives. There were a couple of very moving stories here and I particularly liked the 'counter-talk' segment.
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