What can we learn from an old clock

Don’t wind the clock too tightly or the spring may break. This is the way it is with children, as well; when they are starting to feel forced, let off on the pressure.

Based on St. Paisios the Athonite

In this photo a Vatopaidi monk adjusting the Church’s main clock.The clock was received in the Monastery in 1805 from Vienna, although the clock is believed to date much earlier from around 1700-1750.