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“The goal towards which the convert should direct all his attention and labors is the final goal of a man and the economy of salvation, namely: pleasing God, a living unity with God, becoming worthy of His kingdom.The searching, zealous spirit will only be at peace when he attains God, tastes Him and is filled. Therefore the first law for him is: seek ye the Lord and be strengthened; seek ye His face at all times (Ps. 104:4). The blessedness of this is incomprehensible to man…”
~St Theophan the Recluse

“The goal towards which the convert should direct all his attention and labors is the final goal of a man and the economy of salvation, namely: pleasing God, a living unity with God, becoming worthy of His kingdom.The searching, zealous spirit will only be at peace when he attains God, tastes Him and is filled. Therefore the first law for him is: seek ye the Lord and be strengthened; seek ye His face at all times (Ps. 104:4). The blessedness of this is incomprehensible to man…”

~St Theophan the Recluse

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