Pride is the mother of all the passions and sins. Further, Pride is the greatest illness… of the soul; the worst part being that one who suffers from this passion finds great difficulty in discerning it within. The principal therapy of pride is our own self-condescension; in other words constantly lowering ourselves, placing ourselves below our brother in every situation.
In this photo, a pilgrim wanted to see what was happening at the procession of the Blessing of the Waters at Theophany, Vatopaidi 2015. He was (almost) the only one who got to see from that close perspective.
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