In today’s podcast Jonathan Mahoney asks Abbot George, “What is Satan?” Though this is a topic some people find fascinating, it is one that we should not dwell on, for Abbot George says “talking about negativity can bring the mind into the orbit of negativity.” On the other hand, talking about spiritual topics has a positive influence on the mind.
But it is good to have a basic understanding of evil so that we can be on our guard against inner and outer evil.
Abbot George illumines these ideas with apt illustrations and stories.
Further reading about dealing with evil:
- Evil Spirits and Satan: Where Do They Come From?
- Demons and Dunces, Part 2: Deluded Asceticism and Dispelling Evil Spirits
- 3 Types of Supernatural Contact and the People Who Engage in Them
- How You Can Overcome Negativity by an Effective Positive Attitude