As I am currently doing whatever I can to work on my memory,

I wonder, Nina - if you come across
any other references to Memory in
the Fathers, could you post it?

As I am currently doing whatever I can to work on my
memory, this definately opens up windows for me.

Focus on God, and other aspects of memory that I'm
struggling with (that is, trying to recollect fragments
in recently returning to school again, instead of being
one-pointed and focused on God.  If I were focused on
God, the other aspects I'm trying to gather together
would necessarily fall right into place, no?)

-Ken

“The source and ground of our distractive thoughts is the fragmented state of our memory. The memory was originally simple and one-pointed, but as a result of the fall its natural powers have been perverted: it has lost its recollectedness in God and has become compound instead of simple, diversified instead of one-pointed. St. Gregory of Sinai, Philokalia, Vol. IV”

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