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Dorotheus of Gaza

St. Dorothesus of Gaza Abbot false spiritual peace patience
False Spiritual Peace – Dorotheus

Dorotheus, a sixth century abbot, here speaks here of a shallow sort of happiness and peace that disappears when hardship comes or offense is given. The true "peace that passes understanding" cannot easily be disturbed by adversity or robbed by those giving offense....

St. Dorotheus abbot Gaza
Why are we Troubled? Dorotheus

St. Dorotheus, a wise abbot from the early Church, here explains why we get so ruffled by the criticism of others. He illustrates the value of fraternal correction and self-accusation in the spiritual life. ...