Miracles by the Holy Belt of Most Holy Theotokos (Virgin Mary) [Volume 15]

23. The odds of survival were few
«My name is Koulina Glodarenko. I live in Konstanza, Romania, at Mircea cel Batran 152, A, and I am the chief accountant at the hospital.
I am writing to you to inform you about a terrible event which had a good ending with the grace of God.
On the 5 January 1999, my husband, Victor, had a stroke. He was taken to hospital and a few days later his kidneys stopped functioning. The tests showed that his condition was very serious. Even though the doctors used every method to keep him alive, the odds for his survival were very few. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

Miracles by the Holy Belt of Most Holy Theotokos (Virgin Mary) [Volume 13]

11. Our Lady saved me
In an interview with «A.T» newspaper, Sergeant Christos Petropoulos, who is stationed at Petralona Attikis, says that while he was chasing a Romanian convict, he was shot at. The bullet pierced his wallet.
«Do you know what saved me?» he asks. «Our Most Holy Lady did. I have a piece of the ribbon blessed on her Holy Belt kept in my wallet and I never go without it».

Miracles by the Holy Belt of Most Holy Theotokos (Virgin Mary) [Volume 12]

17. I am feeling better
A year ago I had severe backache. For a while I could not even stand. I went to see a doctor and had a prayer read to me in church. A few days later I felt better. I continued to work, trying to avoid lifting heavy weights. I also went to another doctor and underwent some mecial proceedure. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »

A boat docked in a tiny Mexican fishing village

A tourist complimented the local fishermen on the quality of their fish and asked how long it took him to catch them.

«Not very long.» they answered in unison.

«Why didn’t you stay out longer and catch more?»

The fishermen explained that their small catches were sufficient to meet their needs and those of their families.

«But what do you do with the rest of your time?»


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On the World and Family by Elder Ephraim

May an angel of God, my child, follow you and show you the path of God and of your salvation. Amen; so be it. I pray that God gives you health of soul, for this is a special gift of sonship which is bestowed only upon those souls that have been completely devoted to the worship and love of God.

The world attracts the youth like a magnet; worldly things have great power over the newly enlightened soul that just started to find its bearings and see its purpose in life and the duty calling him. «Friendship with the world is enmity with God. Whoever, therefore, wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.» [1] God has stored up pleausres for eternity, for both He and our soul are eternal. There is no comparison between the pleasures of the world and the pure pleasures of God.

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