St. Nazarius of Valaam on Holy Communion


This is at


A very interesting web site all around. I shall have to pay some attention to it.


What did he mean when he said: "Recite it with all your heart, with sighings, fear, trembling and compunction of heart. Tremble as you stand erect and reflect on what you are doing in..."

sighings? trembling? trembling is involuntary, it cannot be willed. I wonder what he meant.

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