He who wants to cross the spiritual sea is long-suffering, humble, vigilant and self-controlled. If he impetuously embarks on it without these four virtues, he agitates his heart, but cannot cross.
Based on St. Mark the Ascetic
This photo is a candid shot of Abbot Ephraim in the Great Entrance of an Archiepiscopal Leiturgy at Vatopaidi
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