- Jun 3, 2003
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FYI: The holy saints and martyrs did not suffer for vain rituals.Daedelus1138 said:Punch's comments are part of the Orthodox tradition: Amma Theodora, who lived in the desert of Egypt, said the same thing- demons love fasting and vigils, they never sleep and don't eat!Fotina02 said:You must have some strange, false sect confused with the holy saints and martyrs of the Holy Orthodox Church who loved prayer, fasting, and Liturgies.
The point is not to love prayer, fasting, and vigils but to love God. Hopefully the prayer, fasting, and vigils leads a person to that, but if it doesn't something is amiss.