What is God saying?

“Deserts are places of simplicity and poverty, places where distractions and attachments are eliminated—and hence where the voice of God can be heard. Wealth, pleasure, power, honor—and all of their avatars and priests—are shouting at us, luring us, tempting us. But what is God saying? We have to go to these silent and deserted places … More What is God saying?

St. John Damascene

Lord God, let Saint John Damascene help us by his prayers, so that the true faith, of which he was so outstanding a teacher, may always bring us light and strength. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever … More St. John Damascene