Simplicity is a constant habit of soul that has become immune to evil thinking. So, he will win against many at the Lord's judgment.
Based on St. John of the Ladder
Blessed are the humble ones because they have the true light and ceaselessly give it to the others within a burning joy. They feel united with the others, even with the lesser and worst of all people, and for this humbleness God gives them His blessing, his peace.
The proud one prematurely feels the singularity and darkness of hell from this life.
A unlit candle amongst the burning candles in the candle stand of Vatopaidi.
The image of the polite man is admirable when you see him because mirrored within this icon is the beauty of the divine icon.
In this photo one of the gardeners from Vatopaidi is shown giving a flower.
Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.
The photo shows a moment from a vigil in the main church (catholikon) at Vatopaidi monastery.