. . . when someone else says what you want to say better than you could say it, yourself. I’ve been so busy with Emmy (my new service dog) and trying to get everything else done, I have neglected this blog. I had a plaintive e-mail asking when I would get “back on track.” Well, the answer to that is . . . I just don’t know.
Fr. Stephen is warning against too much diverse reading even in Orthodox writings. The American response is an aghast, “WHY!!??” We can’t conceive that something wrong can happen if we toss ideas around too freely. But it can. Especially when the ideas we are tossing around are from the writings of the Church Fathers or other Saints, and we expose them to unbelievers.
Fr. Stephen’s article is worth reading.