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Compunction By Fr Anthony St Shenouda Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted (Matt 5:4) Compunction (or in Greek panthos, means sadness or mourning) repeatedly appears in the monastic literature. Many monastic fathers even advised it as a way of life. Abba Poemen once saw a woman grieving over her husbands’ tomb,…

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