You will not labour many years, son, in search of blessed inner peace, if in the beginning you… surrender yourself with all your soul to indignities. After that, perhaps God will give you glory, but this will not harm you.
Based on St. John of the Ladder
In this photo, the Metropolitan Panteleimon of Veria incenses the pilgrims at the feast of Theophany in the Katholikon (main church) of Vatopaidi.
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