On Combating Evil Thoughts

A schematic reflection on :
A Spiritual Psalter or Reflections on God: Excerpted by Bishop Theophane the Recluse from the Works of our Holy Father Ephraim the Syrian
Section 117, pp. 186-188, St. John of Kronstadt Press, text ©1990 Antonia Janda

Know that there are eight evil thoughts that bring about all that is vile: Sensuality, Lechery, Love of Money, Anger, Inappropriate Grief, Despondency, Vainglory, and Pride.

All these conduct warfare with every man.

To combat these evils bring to mind fear of God, never losing sight of your impending death, and:

mindmap associating evils with methods for combating them