Tag Archives: Desert Fathers

On The Road: Part III

“The Desert Fathers believed that the wilderness had been created supremely valuable in the eyes of God precisely because it had no value to men. The wasteland was the land that could never be wasted by men because it offered … Continue reading

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Temptations in the Desert

“….the lone and barren sands stretch far away.” Ozymandias, Percy Shelly. “Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour.” I Peter 5:8 (NRSV Bible) The hot, dry desert breeze flows through open windows … Continue reading

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