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Offline sinjinsmythe

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Here is a description of the website.  The seem to have some good patristic resources.

Welcome to the Watchful Gate.  This site is the result of several peoples study and experiences in trying to find
reality in contemplative spirituality.  Many of us have traveled through many typically modern spiritual searches
and practices.  We have been traditional Christians and Buddhists or non-traditional minimalists seeking after
 the essence of things (e.g. via Gurdjieff, Krishnamurti, or our entirely own non-dual perspective).  Some of us in
the process have become Orthodox Christians, and discovered a wealth of understanding that many seekers
of contemplative spirituality are unaware of, but in our opinion, truly have need of.


http://www.strannik.com/watchful_gate/index2.html
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Re:The Watchful Gate-Patristic Discernment for Contemplative Study
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2003, 06:51:07 AM »
A most interesting link. Thank you for posting it.

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Re: The Watchful Gate-Patristic Discernment for Contemplative Study
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2012, 09:10:30 PM »
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"The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny--it is the light that guides your way." - Heraclitus

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Re: The Watchful Gate-Patristic Discernment for Contemplative Study
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2012, 11:58:25 PM »
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+1

given that it's a 9 year old link, i'm not entirely surprised...

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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2012, 12:01:13 PM »
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given that it's a 9 year old link, i'm not entirely surprised...

orthodoxchristianity.net is older, and it still works!   This is about Orthodoxy, if you don't have staying power then you're irrelevant!
"The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny--it is the light that guides your way." - Heraclitus

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Re: The Watchful Gate-Patristic Discernment for Contemplative Study
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2012, 02:12:38 PM »
That giant picture makes me want to go get a business card.  :)
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Re: The Watchful Gate-Patristic Discernment for Contemplative Study
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2012, 10:03:23 PM »
More info: http://www.strannik.com/watchful_gate/

An article from the site.


very interesting! :angel:

You can thank me for bumping the thread later, my PMbox is full at the moment  ;D
"The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny--it is the light that guides your way." - Heraclitus