Abba Ammonas

Sayings by Abba Ammonas St Ammonas’ life is especially interesting and inspirational for us because of his victory over anger, a passion with which he struggled for many years. Abba Ammonas was a disciple of St. Anthony the Great and later became a bishop. He was also an outstanding expert on the Scriptures and left this…

Of book lists and envy

I’m just going to put it out there straight away… I have reading envy. A few years ago when I began to look for articles on reading the classics, I ran across another blogger’s post about reading 52 classics in a year. That is a book a week. I average almost 2 per month. That…