The Memory of Death Should Flourish in the Soul of a Christian
by Elder Ephraim of Philotheou and Arizona
Elder Ephraim says,
Oh, how much the memory of death should flourish in the soul of the Christian! Since he believes in the real truth, it is impossible for him to ignore death.
After my Elder's heart condition had passed, he wept and recited a line from the funeral service: "Alas, what a struggle the soul has as it parts from the body!" Indeed, this is the truth! How beautifully the...