Prayer to Find a Spiritual Father: "O Lord, who desirest not the death of a sinner but that he should turn and live, Thou who didst come down to earth in order to restore life to those lying dead through sin and in order to make them worthy of seeing Thee the true light as far as that is possible to man, send me a man who knows Thee, so that in serving him and subjecting myself to him with all my strength, as to Thee, and in doing Thy will in his, I may please Thee the only true God, and so that even I, a sinner, may be worthy of Thy Kingdom".">
Book: The Spiritual Father

Book: The Spiritual Father

Book: The Spiritual Father

Book: The Spiritual Father
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The pagan Nero had his own circle of people, those who were in accord with him, his friends, and his followers. Naturally for these people, Nero was like a saint. They saw themselves through him. He expressed them.

If we had asked the Pharisees what their opinion of Christ was, they would have answered, "Away with him!"

Each individual judges and views others according to his passions, desires, persuits and philosophy.

You should ask yourself whether you have determined within you what you believe a spiritual father should be like (based on your 'taste'). Maybe your idea of what a good spiritual father should be like is wrong. You should be aware that a good spiritual father may not satisfy our desires and wishes (what our ego wants us to believe).


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